He is envisioned to show up at the police headquarters on Thursday, June 13, 2019.
His arrest arrives a single week just after the abduction of two Canadian females, who have been kidnapped in the nation.
A assertion from the law enforcement reported: “The Criminal Investigation Office (CID) is investigating various functions of kidnapping and causing illegal destruction in which credible and actionable intelligence helps make Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Nationwide Chairman of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), a suspect.”
The NDC Chairman was arrested in Accra after he refused to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, the statement stated.
“Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo is at present in lawful police custody in regard of the ongoing investigations,” police explained, contacting on the general public to continue being quiet.
Kidnap unusual in Ghana
Abductions and violent crime towards foreigners are scarce in Ghana, but seem to be on the rise in new months.
In April, an Indian man was abducted in Kumasi by an armed gang demanding a funds ransom. He was rescued by the police.
In the exact thirty day period, a consular-general from Estonia was also reportedly kidnapped in the cash, Accra, but was also rescued by police.
The professionals of Canada’s diplomatic and consular relations, International Affairs Canada (GAC) have confirmed that two Canadians have been kidnapped in Ghana.
The two Canadian ladies, according to reviews ended up kidnapped at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
Concerning August 2018 and January 2019, 3 youthful women of all ages were kidnapped at Takoradi in the Western location.
Nonetheless, nothing has considering that been heard right after the police held a press convention that the missing women have been observed with mother and father of the kidnapped girls however soliciting answers from the police.