- A man and his nephew have been arrested for assaulting a pastor at Sankore
- The man attacked the pastor for asking him to render an account of church revenue in his possession
- The pastor who managed to run away with his elders after the attack to report the matter to the police suffered a deep cut under his left eye
A man identified as Agya Osei and his nephew, only identified as Kofi, have been arrested by the Sankore police in the Brong Ahafo Region for assaulting Bismarck Mensah, head pastor of the Mosama Church International at Sankore.
According to reports, Osei and his nephew subjected the pastor to severe beating for asking him (Osei) to render accounts of the church’s revenue which was in his possession.
The pastor and some elders of the church, Daily Guide reported, went to Osei’s house in a peaceful manner to ask him to render the accounts to them.
But he became angry and without any provocation, allegedly descended on his pastor with the help of his nephew.
The attack, which is said to have happened on May 3, 2018, at about 8:00 am, was reported to the police and the pastor was later issued with a medical form to attend hospital.
Pastor Mensah is currently nursing a deep cut he sustained on the lower side of his left eye.
According to the report, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police PRO, Chief Inspector Kinsley Oppong, has confirmed the incident.
The police chief explained that Pastor Mensah and his elders took to their heels and reported the assault on them to the Sankore police, who later arrested and detained Osei and Kofi for questioning.
The case is still under investigation after which the suspects will be arraigned before court, he reportedly assured.
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