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No Bail For ‘Jesus One Touch’ (pastor in court on incest with minor charges)
Peace FM ^ | 10-Mar-2010 | Peace FM

Posted on 03/11/2010 1:17:58 AM PST by Cronos

Nana Kwesi Yirenkyi, Head pastor of Jesus Blood Prophetic Ministry at Oblogo in Accra, was put before court on a charge of incest yesterday. He was refused bail.

Counsel for the accused, popularly known as ‘Jesus One Touch; prayed the court, presided over by Mrs Georgina Mensah-Datsa, to grant his client bail contending that “he leads a large congregation and has a fixed abode.”

But the judge turned down the lawyer’s plea and remanded Pastor Yirenkyi to appear again on March 17.

Prophet Yirenkyi was arrested by the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Police Service at the weekend for allegedly defiling his 10-year-old daughter with whom he lived in Accra.

According to the police, sometime this month, the girl’s mother who lives at Akropong in the Eastern Region, came for her. Back home, she realised that uncharacteristically, her daughter frequently wet her bed

Suspicious about the situation, she confronted her daughter who told her that the father had defiled her. The woman reported the matter to the Akropong DOVVSU on March 2, which referred it to the Ministries police branch of DOVVSU the following day. Prophet Yirenkyi was arrested but he had denied the allegation


TOPICS: Charismatic Christian; Current Events; Moral Issues; Other Christian
KEYWORDS: accra; nigeria; pentecostal
I doubt this guy is really a Pentecostal or a Christian, he just maligns those terms
1 posted on 03/11/2010 1:17:58 AM PST by Cronos
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To: Cronos

I case you have not memorized all of the World Placenames, Oblogo in Accra is located in the evr wonderful

Ghana


2 posted on 03/11/2010 9:17:42 AM PST by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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To: ASOC

Actually, I didn’t — dang! I thught I knew something but I evidently don’t :-P thanks for the correction, FRiend


3 posted on 03/11/2010 10:02:28 AM PST by Cronos (Philipp2:12, 2Cor5:10, Rom2:6, Matt7:21, Matt22:14, Lu12:42-46,John15:1-10,Rev2:4-5,Rev22:19)
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To: Cronos

No correction FRiend, and a good find.

Just that the story was worded so...oddly it had to be a former British colony or something - so I looked up the location.

I sometimes wonder on locations, so thought I would add a hand, so to speak...

THe Gold Coast cut loose from the Brits in 1957 and seems to have survived. The language seems to have survived anyway......


4 posted on 03/11/2010 10:12:33 AM PST by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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