OBINIM FORGERY TRIAL ADJOURNED TO APRIL 21
The trial of Daniel Obinim, founder of International God’s Way Church (IGWC) and one other person has been adjourned to April 21, 2021.
The case was scheduled for today for the prosecution to inform the court on the progress of its investigations into the matter.
But the case had to be adjourned due to the absence of the presiding Magistrate, Rosemond Agyiri who is said to be indisposed.
The prosecution led by Detective Sergeant Richard Amoah together with Louis Yiadom Boakye and Akua Boadiwaa Boateng who held brief for Dela Blagogee Esq. of Blagogee, Blacksword & Co. then agreed on April 21, 2021 to return to court.
Bishop Obinim and Kwabena Okyere were separately put before a Kaneshie Magistrate Court in Accra charged with publication of false news and forgery of documents contrary to Section 159 (c) of 29, 1960.
The two, together with three others at large, are facing four counts of conspiracy to publish false news, conspiracy to forge other documents, publication of false news and forgery of documents.
The accused persons are alleged to have forged and published a police persons wanted form for the arrest of one Isaac Opoku, a resident of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
Bishop Obinim allegedly forged and published a Police Persons Wanted Form against a man in Kumasi without official endorsement.
The said wanted person form bearing the details of the supposed fugitive called Isaac Opoku, according to court documents, was circulated on social media accounts of certain individuals who are linked to Obinim including Mr. Okyere.
The alleged forgery of police documents by Bishop Obinim, according to the prosecution, resulted from some GH¢51,280 he reportedly deposited in Isaac Opoku’s bank account.