Prophet Owura Jay arrested for allegedly assaulting former members of his church


Founder and General Overseer of Prayer City Arena International, a church located around Texpo Market on the spintex road has been arrested by the Sakumono Police on

The arrest comes at the back of a complaint lodged at the Sakumono Police Station by William Boafo Mensah, Emmanuel Obaika and Kwame Boateng all former members of the church who were assaulted by Prophet Owura Jay and his boys

According to reports, a group of young men numbering about eight who are known to be members and workers at Prayer City Arena Itntl Church were passing by in front of Mr. William Mensah’s shop on the spintex road on the dawn of Thursday 28th April 2024 at about midnight. After seeing that one of their victims, Emmanuel Obaika who was an Assistant Protocol Leader in the church was taking a rest, lying in front of the shop they decided to take a photo of him.

Emmanuel, after realizing that they had taken a photo of him quickly followed them and questioned why they should do so without his consent. The boys then got agitated and started beating Emmanuel up. When Kwame, who is also a former member of the church and a friend to Emmanuel attempted separating them, they included him in the beating. Kwame therefore ran away to inform Mr. William Mensah of what was happening so they both came over to save Emmanuel from the boys.

When William and Kwame arrived at the scene, Prophet Owura Jay who had just gotten out of his car walking towards them with another group of people, pulled out a gun and ordered them to stay off. However, William Mensah also quickly pulled out his mobile phone to take a video of the boys.

Upon seeing that William was about to take a video of the incident, Prophet Owura Jay ordered the boys to collect the phone from William. Before he could say jack, they had pounced on him too, this time with the clubs they were holding.

William Mensah who sustained some injuries on the face, arms, and hands later managed to escape and rushed to the Sakumono Police Station where a formal complaint had been lodged.

Following the complaint, the Police arrested Prophet Owura Jay on Friday the 10th of May at about 9:20 am and took him to the Sakumono Police Station. At the station, he admitted his boys were involved in the incident, he denied threatening the victims with a gun. The case is still under investigation.

Meanwhile, the victims are still receiving medical attention.