Release of believers due to witness of works
Acts 4:21–22 (ASV)
21And they, when they had further threatened them, let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people; for all men glorified God for that which was done. 22For the man was more than forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was wrought.
Messengers of Ethiopia, Extraordinary Stories of Men and Women Who Suffered and Died for the Gospel by Dick McLellan
The communist officials could not deny God's power in Bassa's life and the public support of Bassa's church. Although they thought he was crazy, they gave up trying to shut his church.