Police at Krofrom have brutalized a 35 year old phone repairer named Kofi Poku affectionately called Asco a native of Tafo Nhyiaeso in the Tafo Municipal Of Ashanti Region.
The incident according to eyewitness happened at 10 AM on Sunday 8 July.
Eyewitnesses told journalist that Asco was seen brutally assaulted by 2 Policemen after he had been given a hot chase.
He fell unconscious after the severe beaten.
Several my water was showered on him but it never worked.
The police officers who saw the deceased might pass on hurriedly conveyed him to the Tafo government hospital where he was immediately transferred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(KATH) but was reported already dead on arrival.
Eyewitnesses revealed that the wife of the deceased has conceived for not less than 6 months.
However, the deceased according to the police has despised them after he was stopped of reckless driving and breaking traffic regulations.
They said, the deceased Kofi Poku was given a hot chase by the police numbering about four and was nabbed into a police patrol Vehicle.
Primarily Police reports from the Public Affairs Office of the Ashanti Regional Police Command suggest that, the middle aged man jumped from the motion of the police patrol car on reaching to Tafo government Hospital junction.
He fell on the ground and was transported to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) but the doctors declared him dead already.
The police reports states that a mass number of the youths from Tafo upon hearing what happened besieged the hospital and began vandalizing the facility properties but a re-enforcement was called to calm the situation.
Deceased Mother’s Account
But Nana Akua, mother of the deceased on the other hand told news men that she had the shock of her life when the saddened death was pronounced to her in Church at about11:30 AM.
Nana Akua believes the Son of her life has never been involved in any criminalities therefore IGP should intervene to fish out the police culprits.
She said “I will pronounce incantations of curse to anyone who killed my son”.
Police are still on investigation to drag out the actual cause of Kofi Poku’s saddened demised.
Police require any information from all eyewitnesses.
By: Joe Marfo