Pastor who threatened Akufo-Addo, EC Boss remanded

    The preacher (in blue nose mask) was picked up in his home on Tuesday during a radio interview

    A Circuit Court in Accra presided over by His Honour Mr Emmanuel Essandoh has remanded 56-year-old Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei into police custody.

    Apostle Adjei who was arraigned in court today pleaded not guilty to three charges to wit; threat of death, offensive conduct conducive to the breach of peace and possession of narcotic drugs contrary to section 2 (1) of the PNDC Law 236/90.

    He was remanded to reappear on June 23, 2020. Detective Sargeant Frederick Sarpong is the prosecuting officer in this case.

    The self-styled Prophet who was arrested by the National Security for threatening President Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Commission chairperson Jean Mensah allegedly had Indian hemp popularly known as ‘weed’ in his possession.

    Viral videos circulating on Social Media minutes after his arrest revealed that the 56-year-old “man of God” had in his possession, quantities of ‘Indian Hemp’ (weed) when he was picked up at his residence near the Greda Estates on the Spintex Road in Accra Tuesday.

    The preacher was reportedly arrested by plain cloth security men during a live interview with Accra-based Hot FM Tuesday morning.

    The preacher in the said video which went viral on social media on Monday was heard raining curses on the EC chair over plans to compile a new voter’s register.