The Ghana Police Service has issued a statement updating Ghanaians on the investigation into the death of Shadrach Arloo.
The Police said per witness statements taken from some private security guards and other persons showed that the late Arloo resisted arrest.
The Police also indicated that during the arrest, Arloo pulled something out of his bag and swallowed before anyone could stop him.
He became unconscious afterwards and was rushed to the Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival, the Police added.
According to the Police, the family was offered an opportunity to have a pathologist of their choice conduct an autopsy but they agreed that the Police should do it.
After the autopsy, it was discovered that the cause of death was asphyxiation and obstruction of the airway by a foreign body.
Eight zipped bags containing dry leaves suspected to be narcotics tied to black polythene were retrieved.
The substances according to the Police tested positive for cannabis when submitted for forensic examination.
The Police further revealed it has forwarded the case docket to the Attorney General for advice.