The Parliamentary Candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Agona West Constituency Paul Ofori Amoah who was arrested over alleged plan to kill the Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison has been charged.
Previously, there were reports that he had been charged with preparations to commit crime to wit murder and abettment to commit crime to wit murder.
However, the charge sheet suggests that the Parliamentary Candidate was charged with “aiding and abetting of activities of political party vigilante group contrary to regulation 4 of ACT 999(2019)”.
The charges indicated that “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 of Parliament for Agona West Constituency”.
Paul Ofori Amoah was arrested after some he admitted to issuing cheques found in the hotel room of some four suspects who are said to have hatched a plan to kills the Member of Parliament for the Constituency.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/ Ayeh Offei-Akoto/2020