The National Democratic Congress Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has been arrested.
Information gathered by rainbowradioonline.com indicates that a search is being carried out at the residence of the Chairman.
The NDC had already issued a statement saying it has gathered information government was scheming to have arrested
The arrest of Mr. Ampofo has been linked to his refusal to honour an invitation by the Criminal Investigations Department to assist with investigations into the recent spate of kidnappings and arson in the country.
He has been accused of being the masterminded behind the kidnappings of arsons in some markets recently.
Mr. Ofosu-Ampofo and the party’s Deputy Communications Officer, Anthony Kwaku Boahen, are facing three charges before an Accra High Court over alleged leaked audio detailing strategies the NDC allegedly intends to use for 2020 elections, one being the kidnappings of family members of political opponents.
The NDC members were captured on tape allegedly planning to commit crimes in the country and turn round to blame the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Mr. Ofosu-Ampofo has been charged with one count of conspiracy to cause harm and two counts of assault against a public officer.
Mr. Boahen, on the other hand, is facing one count of conspiracy to cause harm.