The Ghana Police Service have arrested the founder and leader of the International Godsway Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim and his driver, Eric Kofi Agyeman for fixing siren on the Bishop’s car.
According to the police, their attention was drawn to a video in which a Toyota Landcruiser with registration number GR 5150 – 22 was captured fitted with strobe lights and siren contrary to road traffic regulations 74 (1) of Road Traffic Regulation 2012 LI 2180.
“Police investigation upon a review of the video footage led to the arrest of the driver Eric Kofi Agyeman and the owner of the vehicle, Bishop Daniel Obinim.”
According to the police, “the driver and the owner of the vehicle[Bishop Daniel Obinim] were put before the Akropong Magistrate Court today and were fined to pay an amount of One Thousand Two Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 1,200.00)
The court further ordered them to remove all unapproved strobe lights and sirens on the vehicle.
The police statement further noted that they supervised the removal of the strobe lights and sirens from the Bishop’s car.
They further appealed to car owners to stop fixing strobe lights and sirens which they are not entitled to on their vehicles to avoid prosecution.