OBUASI POLICE ARRESTED FETISH-PRIEST FOR DEFRAUD COLLEAGUES
The Police in Obuasi Municipal of the Ashanti Region led by the Regulatory Officer for the Traditional Medicine Practice Council Prophetess Mabel Adu-Gyamfi have arrested one Nana Owusu Banahene… a festis-priest for allegedly defrauding seven fetish priests including several others for a whopping sum of monies.
Nana Owusu Banahene upon his arrest told the police that,he works with Ghana Psychic And Traditional Healers Association which was established during Dr. Kwame Nkrumah regime in 1957 and was commissioned by his boss,Togbe Adenhzo to issue licenses to fetish priest.But when telephone call was placed on Togbe, he confirmed to have commissioned Nana Owusu but failed to established the association’s operations.
However, the Regulatory Officer for Traditional Medicine Practice Council, Prophetess Mabel Adu-Gymafi whose outfit upon realizing the activities of Nana Owusu Banahene,denied known any such organization being in operation. Hence, stressed the need for the arrest as she has received many complains from the fetish priests. But narrating the arrest,she said she disguised herself and call Nana Owusu on phone demanding to acquire a license from him leading to his arrest.
According to Prophetess Mabel, he was granted bail by the Municipal Police Commander, Martin Asenso and was asked to report at the police station on daily basis while investigations are ongoing. He was also tasked to ensure the retrieval of all licenses issued to his clients.