There is a growing tension in Akatsi because of the death of a 21-year-old man, who was alleged to have been brutalized by the police.

According to reports, the Akatsi South Municipal Police Command swooped some local markets on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 around 21:00.

During the swoop, the victim, identified as Etornam Avulekpor was arrested.

According to Reports, the deceased was caught with three other friends smoking weed.

According to unconfirmed reports, the victim and his friends were subjected to severe beating which caused the victim to go into coma.

He was reported to have been quickly sent to a local hospital near the police station for medical attention but was later transferred to the Volta Region Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Videos sighted by shows a lot of angry youths massing up around Selack Pharmacy [very close to the police station] with some even throwing stones at the station.

Watch video below;

Due to the anger of the youths in the town because of the death of their colleague, which raises the possibility of chaos, the Municipal Police Command have called for reinforcement, in order to bring things under control.



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