Controversial Ghanian pastor named Daniel Obinim has been fined by a circuit court because he flogged young lovers over sex.
The incident which happened in church two years ago finally got judged, and the ghanian pastor has been fined 12,000 cedis ($2400) for the action.
A Circuit Court in Accra, Ghana, on Tuesday handed down the ruling against Daniel Obinim of the International God’s Way Church and two other junior pastors for their roles in the assault.
A viral video in 2016 showed Obinim and his pastors publicly flogging a young man and woman he described as his children. The two, had been involved in a sexual relation that had eventually led to pregnancy.
Obinim was subsequently arrested by police in the industrial region of Tema after he handed himself in following an invitation from the police over the widely publicized flogging.
Bishop Obinim was seen on video publicly flogging two young members of his church for indulging in fornication. The pastor used a belt to repeatedly flog the two who are said to be living with him.
The sexual escapades of the two is said to have resulted in a pregnancy – the lady has since delivered and the couple were months back filmed visiting Obinim with the new born. The young lady is said to be an apprentice beauty therapist, whiles the young boy is unemployed.
The flogging executed by this. Ghanian Pastor was filmed and broadcast on the church’s TV channel and later went viral on social media.