The parliamentary aspirant on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress in the Agona West Constituency, Paul Ofori Amoah has been charged over an alleged plot the murder the incumbent Member of Parliament and Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison.
He has been charged with “aiding and abetting of activities of political party vigilante group contrary to regulation 4 of ACT 999(2019)”.
“For that you on 17/10/2020 about 10:30pm at Elohim hotel in Swedru in the Central Region and within the jurisdiction of this court , you did aid and abet by procuring and soliciting the activities of vigilante group by recruiting suspects Isaac Addai and three others to come and engage in vigilantism at Agona West Constituency and hatched a plan to murder Hon Cynthia Mamle Morrison the Member if Parliament for Agona West Constituency,” the charge stated.
Mr. Amoah was invited to assist in investigations over his role in the plot to murder Madam Morrison which he admitted to signing the cheques that were found on the suspects who were preparing to execute the task.
But reports indicated that upon a tip-off, the police mounted a strategy and arrested the suspects at a hotel at Agona Swedru in the Central Region.
Source: Ghana Waves