Prophet, Wife, Beat Woman For Attending Different Church

The founder and Leader of Christ is the Answer Pentecostal Church International in Koforidua, Prophet Daniel Agyei and Wife, Mable Agyei are alleged to have assaulted and injured a member of the Church, Dede Janet, 35, with belt and high-hill shoe for attending prayers at a different Church. The victim who was injured on the forehead has been treated and discharged at the Koforidua Regional Hospital, while official complaint has been lodged at the New Juaben Municipal Police station. Narrating the incident to the Daily Heritage, the victim explained that she has been an active member of Christ is the Answer Pentecostal Church International since she was provided with a kiosk as accommodation by the Prophet and Wife for some years now. The victim said she attended a week-long prayer and fasting service at the Central Assemblies of God Church in Koforidua which ended last Sunday. The Prophet and wife upon hearing that became furious and asked the victim to pack off from the kiosk. According to the victim; Prophet Agyei and Wife have since abused her verbally and threatened to curse her if she refuses to leave the place. The victim told the paper that she became afraid because of the continuous threats and left the kiosk, but continued selling cooked rice near the kiosk. She said on October 7, 2013 at about 8am while selling her cooked rice to customers, the Prophet and Wife who had also warned her not to sell the rice in front of their facility, attacked her with dirty slaps from the wife who later removed a high-hill shoe to hit the forehead, while the prophet used his belt to beat the victim until she was rescued by passersby. The victim bled profusely as a result of injury sustained on the forehead. When the victim rushed to report to the police to get medical form for treatment, the prophet and wife had already lodged a complaint at the police station against the victim for attacking them, but after taking the victims statement, she was given the medical form. Checks at the Koforidua central police station confirmed that, the victim Dede Janet and the prophets wife, Mable Adjei have both lodged complaint against each other for assault. The police say investigations are ongoing. Attempts to speak to Prophet Daniel Agyei proved futile as he declined to answer several calls and text message sent to him for his side of the story.