The Swedru Divisional Police Command has arrested four armed men allegedly hired to assassinate Member of Parliament for Agona West, Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison.

According to reports, the police pounced on the four at Elohim Hotel in Agona Swedru in Central Region. The four were among group of five at the hotel planning how to execute their plot.

The fifth suspect absconded upon seeing the police.

Sources within 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.