The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress, NDC, Koku Anyidoho, was Tuesday afternoon picked up by policemen from the CID Headquarters following his comments that the ruling Akufo-Addo led government may suffer a revolt.
His comments in a radio interview have been condemned by both the government and the ruling New Patriotic Party.
A number of party officials and those of other political parties followed the development to the police headquarters.
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The arrest immediately followed a press conference by a number of groups, mainly opposition political parties attended by executives and MPs to announce plans for a planned demonstration on Wednesday against the recently approved Ghana-USA military cooperation agreement.