A suspect last Saturday stabbed himself to death while in custody of the Buffalo Unit of the Ghana Police Service in Kumasi.
According to police officials, the 25 year-old Yaw Boakye stabbed himself with a broken piece of louvre blade at the charge office. The deceased was p icked up at the Suame Cemetery while transporting lorry tyres in a taxi cab he had hijacked at Tafo in the Ashanti Region.
DSP Joseph Nyaaba speaking to Luv News said Yaw Boakye was being processed for cells with an additional charge of escaping lawful custody when he broke the louvre blade and stabbed himself in the stomach.
“We rushed him to Komfo Anokye [Teaching Hospital] for an emergency, the doctors tried but this morning he lost his life. He may be a drug addict.” the DSP added.