Five persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Member of Parliament for Mfantseman, Ekow Quansah Hayford.
According to the police, “they [suspects] are being taken through lawful police procedures.”
Mr Hayford, aged 50, was shot by gunmen who stopped his vehicle on the Abeadze-Dominase–Abeadze-Duadzi-Mankessim road when he was returning from a campaign trip on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
His driver was also wounded in the incident but is currently in a stable condition.
The Inspector-General of Police put up a GHS20,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of the killers.
Investigators from the Homicide and Anti-armed Robbery units of the CID Headquarters are involved in his murder case.
The late MP’s funeral will take place on Friday, November 27 to Sunday, November 29.
The one-week anniversary of his passing was marked at the Mankessim park of the Mankessim Basic School on October 16.