The man arrested by the police in connection with the killing of the Abuakwa North MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, has reportedly confessed to committing the crime.
A source at the Regional Police Command told Joy News the suspect whose identity is being protected for now confessed to police interrogators he stabbed the MP.
Three mobile phones were retrieve, two of them confirmed to belong to the slain MP.The third phone, the source said, is password protected.
The suspect was picked up by the police on Thursday. He is currently at the regional police headquarters being questioned.
Two other persons were picked up in connection with killing.
Myjoyonline.com can confirm that an order has been given for the arrest of some people whose names are yet to be known.
JB Danquah, was gruesomely murdered at dawn on Tuesday February 9 at his home at Shiashie iAccra.
Police investigations showed he suffered two stab wounds, one to his rib, the other to his abdomen.
The wife of the MP was said to be in another room when the incident occurred.Five people including a security man, a driver and some others at the residence were picked up by the police to help with investigations.
The NPP had indicated that it suspected foul play in the murder.
A team of investigators, acting upon a tip-off, arrested the suspect.
He is believed to be an ex-convict who benefited from the Justice for All Programme.
A jailmate who heard him plotting a killing informed a Member of Parliament after JB Danquah’s murder was reported.
The MP informed police detectives who picked him up Thursday dawn at his hideout.