A/R: 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. They [the residents] were here and expressed gratitude to the management of the assembly for standing by them. They also expressed their gratitude to the regional police command for the action taken.”

“However, the chief representative; the Akwamuhene made it clear that although they are happy with the interdiction of the policemen, they still have their fingers crossed and are ready to assist the security agencies in the investigations so that whoever is found to have committed any wrong is brought to book. That is what they are waiting for,” he stated.

The Police had earlier on released a statement announcing the view article source
Source Author: Ellen Dapaah