The Public Relations Officer for the Criminal Investigative Department (CID), ASP Joseph Benefo Dankwah has confirmed a complaint against Bishop Daniel Obinim, founder of Godsway Chapel International for an alleged defraud and an investigation being carried by the police.
The controversial man of God was arrested in Tema for flogging two persons in his church and brought to the CID office for further investigations at around 5pm on Tuesday for the swindle.
The complainant narrating his ordeal to the CID, said in November 2015, he sold some gold belonging to his family, an amount of GHC780, 000 from the sales was given to a fetish priest by name Dzakpata at Mampong near Koforidua in the Eastern Region for purification and blessing.
After several failed attempt by Dzakpata, the complainant decided to get his money back but was met with failure by the priest to do so.
He then decided to seek for help from Bishop Obinim who after realizing the source of his money by questioning requested him to bring the rest of the money.
The complainant brought the remaining amount of GHC 11.6 million to Bishop Obinim for blessing and to retrieve the one with the priest.
According complainant said he demanded his money from the bishop after he admitted nothing good could come from him as well but faced another disappointment leading to his filing of report at the CID headquarters.
ASP Benefo added that, the complaint reported the Bishop around the time the Bishop has flogged two persons in his church for fornication.
He added that, all these were allegations and will be investigated by the CID to let the cat out of the bag.
The spokesperson for the CID concluded that, the Bishop could be granted bail since everyone is entitled to bailing terms.
By: Maame Yaa Emefa Coffie