The Ashanti Regional Police command has responded to an allegation of a civilian who was beaten till he went unconscious and passed away.
The family of the deceased, said the late Tweneboah Koduah’s death is related to the COVID-19 lockdown order from President Akufo-Addo.
According to them, their beloved met his untimely death at the hands of some police officers at Konkori in the Ashanti Region.
In an interview on Kumasi based Angle FM, the family noted that after the police officers were not able to take captive of the any young man in the area for not practicing social distancing protocols, they plant Indian Hemp on Kodua in order to find a charge to against him.
Explaining further, they recounted how Kodua was giving the beatings of his life leading to his untimely death.
They further mentioned that even at the hospital, the Police pleaded with the family not to go public with the issue because they may lose their jobs if they do. The Police according to the family source footed all the bills at the hospital until Tweneboah Koduah died.
But a statement from the police contradicts earlier reports by the family.
According to the police, Kodoua was caught on a usual night patrol with Indian Hemp on him and was put at the bucket of the vehicle to be sent to the police station. Kodua jump while the car was moving and hit his head at a stone.
Source: Nana Kwame/Smartandstuck.com