E/R:TWO POLICE OFFICERS ALLEGEDLY BEAT 17-YEAR-OLD BOY TO DEATH AT NEW ABIREM.
Samuel Adjei Boateng, a 17-year-old washing bay attendant has lost his life at Abirem Government Hospital after allegedly been beaten by two police officers at New Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region.
Information gathered by the media indicates that a 17-year-old boy who works at a washing bay at Maamaso, a suburb of New Abirem has been beaten by two police officers and later pronounced dead.
Speaking to the family members of the deceased, Samuel Adjei Boateng popularly known as Kwasi, he fell sick and on admission at the hospital, they were told that two policemen who work at New Abirem police command and normally wash their vehicle at their bay beat him after water sprinkle on one of the police officers. He also told them , his master has ordered them not to wash the police cars for free.
The father, mother and sister who spoke to the media are therefore demanding justice else they will consult their gods.
On the part of the New Abirem Police command, they said the mother of the deceased has complained the incident but when they contacted the owner of the washing bay, he said something of that nature haven’t happened at his workplace. According to the police, they can’t make any arrest but they have forwarded the complaint to the IGP.
When the media further spoke to eyewitnesses who happen to be the co-workers of the deceased, they confirmed that it was true that two policemen who they can identify by faces though do not know their names beat him to death.