Obinim Update Atta Akyea threatens legal action if Obinim is denied bail

Obinim was on Tuesday handcuffed and sent to the National Police Criminal Investigations Department, Accra for allegedly defrauding a man of GHC11.6 million.

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The lawyer for Bishop Daniel Obinim has said he is likely to go to court to demand bail for his client if the Police fails to grant them the request.

“If they [Police] don’t grant him bail we will resort to the court to grant him bail,” Atta Kyea told Accra-based Citi FM.

Obinim was on Tuesday handcuffed and sent to the National Police Criminal Investigations Department, Accra for allegedly defrauding a man of GHC11.6 million.

Obinim's followers at Police Headquarters play Obinim's followers at Police Headquarters (Pulse Ghana)

READ ALSO: Pastor denies defrauding man GHC11.6 million

Bishop Obinim was said to have demanded the said amount from a man whose name is not known yet and promised to assist him to collect GHC78,000 from a fetish priest, Okomfo Gyakpata.

But according to ASP Joseph Benefo Darkwa, Obinim after taking the GHC 11.6 million from the man failed to help him retrieve his money [GHC78 000] from the Okomfo.

Obinim who spent Tuesday night in the cells of the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service at the headquarters of the law enforcement agency in Accra was transferred to the Nima Police Station on Wednesday morning.

READ ALSO: ‘No Bishop Obinim, no vote’ – Followers protest at Police HQ

He has subsequently been transferred to the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service at the headquarters of the law enforcement agency in Accra.

play Police have since dispersed the crowd (Pulse Ghana)

 

Hundreds of his church members have since gathered at the Police headquarters to offer intercessory prayers for their founder and leader.

The members of his church are demanding his release, saying "No Obinim, No Vote".

Police have since dispersed the crowd with water cannons and batons, Pulse.com.gh reporter, Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu has reported.

Meanwhile the lawyer for the pastor, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, has said that his client knows nothing about the alleged fraud.

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