Adonfe residents demand justice over death of man ‘killed’ by police

Residents of Adonfe in the Ashanti Region have assured to assist the police in their investigation of the assault of a 36-year old which led to his death.

Kofi Amponsah passed away on Tuesday after being allegedly manhandled by some police officers with the Konongo Divisional Police task force.

Although the Ashanti Regional Police Command has already begun investigations into the matter, residents have said that they are ready to assist the police command so justice can be served for the man’s death.

The Municipal Chief Executive of Asante Akim North, Alexander Frimpong in an interview on Eyewitness News said: “What the community is seeking for is justice and the interdiction of the policemen is the first step.

The Police had earlier on released a statement announcing the interdiction of the three police officers, namely; General Sergeant Suleman Seidu, General Corporal Seth Agbango, and General Lance Corporal Salifu Yakubu.

The Police further explained that a total of nine officers embarked on the demonstration but three of them were cited for allegedly taking part in the brutality.





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