A 24-year-old female in Kumasi has related how she went to church looking for a divine intervention and instead got run over by a vehicle in the very church's parking lot.
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Twenty-four year old Paulina Anokye Sarpong story is as bizarre as it is unfortunate. The young lady has been left disabled for the last couple years since the incident occurred.
Two years ago Paulina Anokye Sarpong, a resident of Kwadaso in Kumasi, joined the Bantama Christ Apostolic Church congregation on June 11th, 2015, and participated in the church's 40 day long fasting and prayer event.
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Miss Sarpong, speaking on Nhyira FM’s Obra magazine program, stated how she exited the church building in order to visit the ladies room. In what could be called a bizarre case of misfortune an empty, parked vehicle suddenly began to move and ran her over leaving her severely disabled.
Doctors who operated on Miss Sarpong - with the support of her relatives - allegedly found a tumor in the young lady's neck during the operation, but have also assured Paulina Sarpong that with continued medication and physical therapy she could walk again.
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Auntie Doris, Paulina Sarpongs relative and a member of the Bantama Christ Apostolic Church congregation, stated that the though the church has helped, it's just not enough.
According to Miss Sarpong, both the church and the owner of the vehicle that ran her over have now left her to her fate. All the while, 24-year-old Paulina's medical bills keep getting higher and higher.
Shirley Amoako, owner of the vehicle that ran over Paulina Sarpong, says she still hasn't overcome the shock of the incident. According to her, the vehicle was left stationary and parked, with the handbrake lever pulled up and the engine off for four hours prior to the mysterious incident.
Miss Sarpong's case was treated as a "internal matter" and therefore was not reported to the proper authorities.