-NDC parliamentary candidate for Agona West has been arrested in connection to an alleged plot to kill Cynthia Mamle Morrison
- Paul Ofori Amoah was arrested after he confirmed issuing the cheques that were found on four suspects planning to carry out an assassination attempt on the NPP MP
- Amoah later admitted to issuing the cheques
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Paul Ofori Amoah, the parliamentary candidate for Agona West on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), has owned up to giving out two cheques to some four suspects.
According to a Ghanaweb report, the four suspects were arrested in connection to an alleged plot to kill the Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison.
Upon interrogation by the Central Regional Police command, Amoah confirmed that he was the person who issued the cheques found on the suspects at the time of their arrest.
The Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Serwaa Oppong said the four suspects were picked up in Swedru based on intelligence after a formal complaint was lodged by the MP over plans to kill her.
Items including a knife, a cutlass, a lighter and two packets of rizzler as well as two bank opened-cheques for GHC5000 each were retrieved from them.
Amoah who laughed off earlier reports of his arrest in connection with the case, later admitted to issuing those cheques.
The four suspects have since appeared before a Cape Coast Circuit Court and have been remanded into custody to reappear on Friday, October 30, 2020.
According to DSP Oppong, Amoah has been charged with abetment to commit crime (murder) and preparation to commit crime.
In other news, some suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Ekow Kwansah Hayford, the late Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman Constituency in the Central region.
According to a statement released by the Ghana Police Service, the arrested suspects are five in number.
In the statement posted on the Police Service's Facebook page, the suspects are being taken through police procedures.
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