Two Police officers have been interdicted in the Ashanti region over the death of a suspect in custody.

The officers Isaac Amponsah Broni and Solomon Yeboah are interdicted to allow for investigation into the circumstances that led to the demise of a suspect who was under detention at the Abrafo- Kokoben Police Station in the Ashanti Region.

“According to the two interdicted officers, the deceased suspect, who was arrested on August 4, 2022, fell ill while in police custody and was rushed to the hospital for medical attention but died,” a Police statement said.

It added: “The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for preservation and autopsy.

“The Ashanti Regional Police Commander led a delegation to visit the family of the deceased suspect and urged them to remain calm as investigation into the incident continues. The Inspector-General of Police has also spoken with the bereaved family and assured them of a thorough investigation into the matter”.