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3 police officers in Seikwa interdicted for secretly burying man who died in custody

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The Bono Regional Police Command has interdicted three officers at the Seikwa police station for allegedly brutalising a suspect in custody to death and secretly burying him.

The trio has been identified as Chief Inspector Eric Aforo, station officer at Seikwa Police, and two other officers namely General Corporal Williams Akussumg and General Constable Ebenezer Akuffo.

The interdiction, according to the Bono Regional Crime Officer Supt Kennedy Aduseiis a directive from the headquarters as part of the investigation processes.The deceased was a 48-year-old farmer called Abu Bukari Bahala who was detained for allegedly vandalizing a bank manager’s windscreen.

The family said during one of their visits, they were informed that the police had allegedly beaten up the suspect to death and secretly buried him.

Upon the tip-off, the family said they requested the police to exhume the body which they have since done.The body of the deceased was said to have been covered in black polythene before it was buried.

This was after the youth of the town stormed the police station to demand for their family member.

Meanwhile, a family member of the deceased, Abdul Rahman, has served notice that they are going to ensure the issue is dealt with to its logical conclusion.

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