Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has been summoned by an Accra High Court to appear before it and explain his claim that Hon Ato Forson contracted men to murder Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison.
A few weeks ago, Adepanews.com reported that Swedru Divisional Police command apprehended four armed men allegedly hired to kill Gender Minister, Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison.
The Regional Police Command said the suspect mentioned the name of the National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate for Agona West, Paul Ofori Amoah, as the one who brought them to the area.
Paul Ofori Amoah was subsequently picked up and detained on Saturday evening by the police for questioning.
The NPP firebrand was summoned to appear before the court after the MP for Ajumako-Enyam-Esiam, Hon Cassiel Ato Forson took a legal action against him.
Mr Agyapong alleged that Hon Ato Forson contracted men to assassinate Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison.
Speaking on Accra-based Net 2 TV on October 26, the Assin Central MP alleged that the suspects told the police that they were sent by Cassiel Ato Forson to undertake the act.
“The boys mentioned Cassiel Ato Forson’s name to the police. Why is it that the police would not like to speak the truth? Ato Forson gave the boys to the parliamentary candidate Paul Ofori Amoah.
“The parliamentary candidate is very calm but Ato Forson did that. He should come out and challenge me,” Kennedy Agyapong said.
Kencity Media Ghana Ltd, owners of NET2 is the second defendant in the case.
Kennedy Agyapong is expected to appear before the High Court in eight days according to the writ signed on October 27.
“And take note that in default of your doing so, judgment may be given in your absence without further notice to you,” the writ read.
The Assin Central MP is currently facing contempt charges at the Supreme Court after he allegedly went on live television to use unprintable words on a High Court judge.