Fresh charges against Bishop Obinim

Religious administrator Daniel Obinim, the Head Pastor of the International God’s Way Church has been hit with new criminal allegations in the continuous phony preliminary at the Kaneshie District Court.

He has been accused of four tallies of scheme to distribute bogus news, connivance to manufacture different records, distribution of bogus news and falsification of different reports.

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He has since argued not liable to the charges, reports Graphic Online’s Justice Agbenorsi.

The new charges were slapped on Bishop Obinim when the case came in the mood for hearing on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the Kaneshie District Court.

Charged close by Bishop Obinim as an assistant is Kwabena Otchere, who is the second blamed individual and four different people who are on the loose.

The indictment pulled back the old accuses of the clarification that it had combined Obinim’s accuse sheet of the charge sheet of the other denounced people.

Priest Obinim was at first being investigated on charges of distribution of bogus news and falsification.

Peruse likewise: Obinim captured, charged in court and allowed GH¢100,000 bail for fraud


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Obinim was gotten by the police on a capture warrant gave by the court on May 19, 2020.

Obinim was sent to the court and was conceded bail in the whole of GH¢100,000, with three guarantees, one to be defended.

As indicated by the police, Obinim is additionally under scrutiny for different offenses leveled against him.

Brush with the law

This isn’t the first occasion when that Obinim has had a brush with the law.

In 2018, he, along with two of his ministers, stood preliminary at the Accra Circuit Court for purportedly attacking his received kids — a 14-year-old young lady and a 16-year-old kid — within the sight of his assemblage.

They were, in September of that very year, thusly fined an aggregate of GH¢12,000 for the attack on the two adolescents at a faith gathering held in August 2016.

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Again in August 2016, Obinim was captured by the Tema Regional Police for purportedly duping a man of GH¢11.6 million.

Brief realities in the new case

The realities under the new charges were not introduced in court on Wednesday however under the old charges, Graphic Online assembled that it was clarified that Obinim is in court for distributing in November 2019 that one Isaac Opoku was a needed individual by the police, an announcement the arraignment state he no doubt understood was bogus.

Likewise, he is said to have produced a police Wanted Persons structure close by different reports, in spite of area 159 (c) of Act 29/60.

Isaac Opoku, an occupant of Kumasi whined to the police that on November 14, 2019, Obinim saved GH¢51,280 into his ledger at Fidelity Bank and in this way moved GH¢49,160 out of the record to his Kaiser Bank account in Spain.

The cash was anyway returned into Opoku’s record in Ghana and Opoku pulled back the cash for his own utilization dependent on a guarantee Obinim is said to have made to him before his assembly to get him a vehicle.

Obinim as indicated by the realities the indictment has introduced in court requested that the cash ought to be discounted however Opoku won’t.

Obinim purportedly sent a sound through WhatsApp to undermine Opoku that he would make the police to proclaim him a needed individual via web-based media on the off chance that he wouldn’t restore the cash.

In this manner, as per the indictment, Opoku saw a distribution via online media, on the Facebook records of Apre Zeremiah, Chris Diggs, Kobby Fireman, Benjamin Owusu and Miriam Gilberts who are altogether devotees of Obinim, as indicated by Opoku.

Additionally under the distribution was a telephone number of somebody the distribution said was the cop dealing with the case yet the arraignment said that number surely had a place with a cop however that official has since denied causing the distribution that said Opoku was a needed individual.

As indicated by the arraignment, despite the fact that Obinim has denied causing the said distribution, he has anyway conceded knowing the said people whose Facebook accounts distributed it and clarified they were his congregation individuals.

In light of that the police captured him and charged him in court.

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