Crime

‘Policemen’ Tase Man To  Death At West Hills Mall

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His name is Shadrack Arloo, 32, and was scheduled to travel to Germany on Tuesday, but 24-hours before that journey, he had an encounter with some persons, said to be policemen that resulted in his death.

Shadrack Arloo was allegedly beaten to death by the said policemen, assisted by suspected private security guards around the West Hills Mall area in Accra.

It happened on Monday afternoon around the West Hills Mall area (January 30, 2023).

 

His sister, Perpetual Didier, a gospel musician has told Graphic Online that, Shadrack had gone to the mall for  shopping.

He had gone to buy some items he was expected to carry along to Germany for his elder sister.

 

 

 

On his way out of the mall premises, he was reportedly confronted by the the said police men numbering about four and the private guards.

The policemen are said to have demanded that he hands over his luggage for a search.

He rejected and insisted he was not going to do so, suspecting that the police can plant something in it to incriminate him, according to some eyewitnesses.

According the sister, the eyewitnesses have told the family that, Shadrack insisted that if they really wanted to search his bag, he was ready to go with them to the nearest police station for that purpose.

 

This resulted in an altercation, during which Shadrack was reportedly beaten and tased, resulting in his death.

The case has since been reported at the SCC Police station and the body has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue in Accra.

According to Perpetual, Shadrack had concluded all his documentation and was scheduled to travel to Germany on Tuesday (January 31, 2023) to join his sister.

The Police are yet to comment on the case.

 

Meanwhile, Perpetual has told Graphic Online that, the said police men have denied being the ones who tased Shadrack and that it was the private security guards who used the taser.

The incident, she claims had gotten the attention of the Inspector General of Police, who has already contacted the family.

His name is Shadrack Arloo, 32, and was scheduled to travel to Germany on Tuesday, but 24-hours before that journey, he had an encounter with some persons, said to be policemen that resulted in his death.

Shadrack Arloo was allegedly beaten to death by the said policemen, assisted by suspected private security guards around the West Hills Mall area in Accra.

It happened on Monday afternoon around the West Hills Mall area (January 30, 2023).

His sister, Perpetual Didier, a gospel musician has told Graphic Online that, Shadrack had gone to the mall for shopping.

He had gone to buy some items he was expected to carry along to Germany for his elder sister.

 

On his way out of the mall premises, he was reportedly confronted by the the said police men numbering about four and the private guards.

The policemen are said to have demanded that he hands over his luggage for a search.

He rejected and insisted he was not going to do so, suspecting that the police can plant something in it to incriminate him, according to some eyewitnesses.

According the sister, the eyewitnesses have told the family that, Shadrack insisted that if they really wanted to search his bag, he was ready to go with them to the nearest police station for that purpose.

This resulted in an altercation, during which Shadrack was reportedly beaten and tased, resulting in his death.

The case has since been reported at the SCC Police station and the body has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue in Accra.

According to Perpetual, Shadrack had concluded all his documentation and was scheduled to travel to Germany on Tuesday (January 31, 2023) to join his sister.

The Police are yet to comment on the case.

Meanwhile, Perpetual has told Graphic Online that, the said police men have denied being the ones who tased Shadrack and that it was the private security guards who used the taser.

The incident, she claims had gotten the attention of the Inspector General of Police, who has already contacted the family.

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