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05.06.2017 Social News

Bogoso police detains carpenter over Mahama's death


Bogoso (W/R), June 5, GNA - A 29 year-old carpenter has been detained by the Bogoso police in the Prestea Huni/Valley district over the killing of Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama.

The suspect, Solomon Sackey, allegedly reported himself to the Bogoso police on June 4, at 9:00 am and confessed that he was part of those who lynched the military officer at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central region.

Police Chief Inspector Foster Berko, station officer in-charge of Bogoso who disclosed this in an interview to the Ghana News Agency said the suspect was immediately arrested.

He said since the incident happened in the Central region, the police would hand over the suspect to the Police in that area for further investigations.

The station officer revealed that information reaching his office indicated that four other suspects from the affected town were hiding in Bogoso.

He however assured Ghanaians that the police would ensure that all the suspects are made to face the law.


By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA