Police stormed the Open Arms Ministries in the middle of a church service to arrest the Head Pastor for flouting the ban on public gatherings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in Ghana.

Apostle Kofi Nkrumah Sarkodie was arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police Command for holding a church service at North Suntreso in Kumasi.

READ ALSO:  Covid-19: Coronavirus could be airborne, new study suggests

When police arrived, members attempted to ignore them and continued singing praises. However, when the officers tried to arrest their pastor, the members put up a resistance and clashed with the uniformed police officers.

READ ALSO:  COVID-19: Doctors put Abba Kyari on bed rest as he recuperates - Sources

In a video shared online, church members were seen booing police officers as their pastor was bundled into a waiting van.

Bulletproof your Domain for $4.88 a year!

This comes days after Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo announced measures to ensure that the novel Coronavirus does not spread further in the country. These measures included a ban on social gatherings.

READ ALSO:  The Married Men I Sleep With For Money Don't Take My Calls, They're With Their Wives - Single mom cries out

Watch a video of the pastor’s arrest below.




Leave a Reply