Revelations Evil spirits behind recent suicide cases – Owusu-Bempah

Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah says there is a spiritual angle to the recent suicide cases in the country.

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Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah, founder of Glorious Word Power Ministry

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Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah, founder of the Glorious Word Power Ministry has attributed the recent spate of suicides to evil spirits.

He said Ghanaians cannot blame President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the economic hardships in the country.

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Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah said the spiritual angle should be looked at in finding the cause of the suicide cases.

In an interview on Kumasi-based Abusua FM, he said "Most of the time many forget that there could be spiritual causes to people committing suicide, we forget that the Bible records an instance where a man brought his son to Jesus to heal. The boy when he was under spiritual attack threw himself into fire and sometimes water wanting to kill himself.

play Reverend Isaac Owusu-Bempah, founder of Glorious Word Power Ministry


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"Suicide is caused by a spirit, when one is possessed to commit suicide the person is unable to control him or herself, and that is what happened to Judas when he betrayed Jesus. He ended up committing suicide, let us also look at the spiritual angle to this problem of needless deaths so we pray fervently to end it."

Suicides committed

Recently, two female students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Ghana (UG) committed suicide.

READ ALSO: 30-year-old commits suicide at Ashaiman

While the KNUST lady was a first year students who hanged herself with a rope in her room, the UG student, in her final year, jumped to her death from a storey building.

A man has allegedly committed suicide at Jericho near Ashaiman.

READ MORE: SHS final year student dies in swimming pool

The man believed in his 30s, was found hanging on a tree in the area Monday morning.

An eyewitness apostle Christopher Hood said the deceased is not known by residents of the area. A number of people besieged the scene of the incident to catch glimpse of the body.

A man in his 30s was reported to have committed suicide at Achimota in Accra while another 16-year-old Junior High School (JHS) student in the Eastern Region hanged herself.

READ MORE: Man found dead at Achimota

Also, a lady believed to be a resident of Ekye-Amanfrom at Afram Plains in the Eastern Region has allegedly committed suicide. Her body was found hanging from a reservoir near the Ekye Presbyterian Health Centre on Monday, March 13.

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