Assin North MP Kennedy Agyapong has officially been charged with treason.

This was confirmed by the acting Director of Public Affairs DSP Cephas Arthur.

He said the MP will be arraigned before court, Wednesday to open his defense.

Agyapong was arrested Monday, after declaring war in reaction to attacks on New Patriotic Party supporters during the biometric registration exercise.

The police said they were investigating a possible charge of treason but needed to conduct further investigations.

The investigations are over hence the formal charge of treason.

Kennedy Agyapong is likely to face the ultimate penalty of death if found guilty but DSP Arthur will not say whether the prosecution will be asking for the the ultimate penalty.

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