‘Angel’ Obinim arrested, charged in court and granted GH¢100,000 bail for forgery

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Bishop Daniel Obinim, the Head Pastor of the International God’s Way Church was on Tuesday arrested by police officers from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and charged in court for the publication of false news and forgery of document, contrary to sections 208 and 159 of the Criminal and other Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) respectively.

He was picked up by the police on a warrant of arrest issued by the court.

He is also under investigations for other offences levelled against him.

A statement signed and issued by Ms Juliana Obeng, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and Head of Public Affairs at the CID said Bishop Obinim was sent to the Magistrate Court in Accra on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

He was granted bail in the sum of GH¢100,000 with three sureties, one to be justified and to re-appear before the court on June 1, 2020.

“The CID administration, however, entreat the public to disregard the video circulating on social media on the arrest of Bishop Obinim. The video has no relation with the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday, May 19, 2020,” the statement added.

The facts of the case are yet to be made known.

Investigations are still ongoing.


Source: graphic.com.gh


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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