The deputy clerk of parliament Mr. Eric Owusu Mensah has task the Ghana Police Service to use the appropriate procedure to arrest a sitting Member of Parliament (MP). That is to secure from the Speaker, a certificate that the MP in question is not attending to Parliamentary business, Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has told the Ghana Police Service.
He noted that anything short of this will not be entertained by Parliament.Mr Bagbin stated that the immunities and privileges of MPs are not absolute but the procedure for causing the arrest of a sitting MP must be in accordance with the constitution.
The speaker said this in a statement to react to attempts by the Ghana Police Service to arrest the MP for Madina Constituency, Francis Xavier-Sosu.
Below is the press release
Source|osimpamfm.com|Richard Owusu Tawiah