Suspect Bright Berchie, 30, believed to be an aide to Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah, the Head Pastor of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International in Accra, has been arrested.
He has been charged with the offences of threats of death, offensive conduct and the possession of a firearm without lawful authority.
The suspect was seen in a widely circulated video, brandishing a weapon and issuing threats of death to police officers and other persons.
The Police retrieved one weapon from him for ballistic examination to aid further investigations.
According to the Police, Bright Berchie will soon be arraigned before court.
Police Arrest Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah
The Head pastor of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, and three others have been arrested by the police.
The three other suspects are Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene, and Nathaniel Agyekum.
In a statement released by the Police, it stated that they were arrested for the “creation and circulation of multiple videos containing threats, and the brandishing of a weapon and the assault of some police personnel”.
The Police said they arrested the suspects “after critically analyzing the said videos and based on intelligence gathered”.
According to the Police, the suspects who are in police custody will appear before court today, Monday, September 13, 2021.
Meanwhile, two other suspects are said to be on the run and are being pursued.
The injured police personnel have also received medical treatment according to the statement.