4 church buildings have been fined GH¢3,000 every for flouting the ban on drumming and noisemaking.
Moreover, they are going to be required to current one sheep every and a field of schnapps (fortress bridge) to the Ga Conventional Council registry.
The culprits are St. Margaret Catholic Church (Dansoman SSNIT Flat), Religion Unbiased Baptist Church (Kotobabi), Presbyterian Church of Ghana (Abeka-Lapaz), and Winners Chapel Worldwide (Head Workplace).
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Showing earlier than the court docket of the Ga Conventional Council on Thursday, the Religion Unbiased Baptist Church indicated that they used microphones at diminished volumes, however the court docket presided over by the Jamestown Sempe Mantse and Mankralo of the Ga State, Nii Adotey Otintor II, insisted that that is in distinction to the directive on the ban on drumming and noisemaking.
For the St. Margaret Catholic Church, they argued they adopted a subsequent directive from the Chieftaincy Ministry and the settlement between the Regional Minister, Henry Quartey and Religion-Primarily based Organizations, which allowed them to make use of public deal with programs at diminished volumes.
They indicated that that they had prior to now noticed the ban, interesting to the Ga Conventional Council to pardon them.
The normal council in reacting to this, mentioned they issued counter statements in opposition to the next directives which sought to differ the phrases in observing the ban on drumming and noisemaking
The court docket after listening to from the spiritual teams initially fined every GH¢5,000, 1 cow and a field of schnapps (fortress bridge) however as a result of plea, they diminished it to GH¢3,000gh, a sheep and a field of schnapps (fortress bridge).
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In the meantime, two church buildings, the Church of Pentecost (Kaneshie Department) and Pure Fireplace Miracle Ministries Worldwide (Kisseman) and a person Chris Agyemang failed to look earlier than the council.