Coronavirus: Pastor Sark re-arrested for flouting public gathering ban

Coronavirus: Pastor Sark re-arrested for flouting public gathering ban

- Apostle Kofi Nkansah-Sarkodie, head pastor of Open Arms Ministries in Kumasi, has been arrested again

- The arrest follows his defiance of President AKufo-Addo's ban on public gatherings amid the COVID-19 fight

- He was first arrested on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, for the same offence

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Apostle Kofi Nkansah-Sarkodie, the head pastor of Open Arms Ministries has been arrested for the second time for flouting President Nana Akufo-Addo's ban on public gatherings once again.

Coronavirus: Pastor Sark re-arrested for flouting public gathering ban

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According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Myjoyonline.com, Brother Sark, as the 'man of God' is popularly known, was picked up by police personnel at his church premises at North Suntreso on Sunday.

Apostle Sarkodie was said to have opened his church and led congregational worship despite the ban on church services.

As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, Pastor Nkansah-Sarkodie was arrested on the morning of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, while holding church service.

After being whisked away in a police pick-up, he was granted a police enquiry bail under and warned not to breach President Akufo-Addo's directive again.

But it looks like all the warning fell on deaf ears as he blatantly defied the directive once again by opening his church for service.

Following his second arrest, Apostle Sarkodie is expected to be put before court on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Meanwhile, the government has set up a special Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for the Coronavirus disease.

The 16-bed facility is to treat complicated cases of Coronavirus especially patins who will suffer respiratory complications.

The facility is located at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) at Legon in Accra.

Earlier, the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II had called for a stop to all political activities amid the Coronavirus fight

According to Otumfuo, it was prudent for the nation to concentrate on the disease rather than politics.

He thus urged the media to devote their time to fighting the disease rather than giving coverage to politics.

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