Coronavirus: Prophetess arrested for breaking Akufo-Addo's ban on social gathering

Coronavirus: Prophetess arrested for breaking Akufo-Addo's ban on social gathering

- The Akuapim South District Chief Executive has arrested Veronica Okai, the leader of The Break of Mountains prayer camp at Pokrom in the Akuapim South District of the Eastern region

- Veronica Okai, who is also an elder of the church was arrested on March 18, 2020, during a church service

- The prophetess was arrested for flouting President Akufo-Addo's ban on public gatherings against the spread of coronavirus

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The Akuapim South District Chief Executive has arrested Veronica Okai, the leader of The Break of Mountains prayer camp for flouting President Akufo-Addo's ban on social gatherings.

The arrest was made together with some security personnel on March 18, 2020, at Pokrom in the Akuapim South District of the Eastern region.

Her arrest comes after President Akufo-Addo ban on all public gatherings including conferences, funerals, political rallies, religious gatherings and related activities as part of measures against the spread of the pandemic in the country in his address to the nation on March 15, 2020.

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Coronavirus: Prophetess arrested for breaking Akufo-Addo's ban on social gathering

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Starrfm.com reports that the Akuapem South District Security Council (DISEC) arrested Veronica Okai, who is also an elder of The Break of Mountains prayer camp at Pokrom near Aburi, Eastern region for holding a church service.

The prophetess was arrested on Wednesday March 18, 2020, at about 12:45 pm.

The prayer camp has been shut down by the team led by the District Chief Executive for Akuapem South.

In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported that the Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested the head pastor of Open Arms Ministries, Apostle Kofi Nkansah-Sarkodie.

This follows his defiance of President Nana Akufo-Addo's directive against public gatherings amid the Coronavirus scare.

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday, March 15, 2020, ordered for the closure of schools and directed that public gatherings including all church services, Muslim gatherings, and funerals, be suspended.

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