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13.06.2017 Headlines

Wife Of Late Major Mahama To Face Police CID Interrogators

News Wife Of Late Major Mahama To Face Police CID Interrogators

Barbara Mahama, widow of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama could be interrogated as part ongoing investigations by the Criminal and Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service to unravel the true killer of her husband.

ASP Olivia Turkson, on Accra-based Asempa Fm, said it is part of steps to give investigators leads that help police apprehend the main culprits behind the dastardly act.

She disclosed that Barbara disclosed she interacted with the deceased via text at 9am on the day he died after they spoken on phone at 6am stating that it could be part of an important ingredient of investigations.

She also denied claims that some of the suspects have been granted bail insisting that all 52 are in prison custody and scheduled to appear in court on June 21, 2017.

Police investigators have revealed that the man who shot the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama severally leading to his death has still not been apprehended.

Yaw Amankwa, alias Bulla, is said to be the one who fired severally at soldier and when he fell down residents descended on him with life-threatening objects including the cement block that was used to hit his head by thirty-Six (36) year old Kwame Tufour.

Police also reveal that other suspects currently on the run include; Akwesi Asante; Nana Kwadjo, alias Nana Edjo; John Boakye, Unit Committee Member, and a trader whose name was given only as Sarah, married to Kwaku Brefo, a motorbike rider in the town. The others are Kwaku Diesel, Kaya Rasta and the rest whose names were given only as Daddy, Boadu, Ahinkra, Tikwa and Attipar.

Meanwhile postmortem report on the late Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama who was buried on June 9, 2017 has been released revealing that the slain soldier sustained several gunshots moments before his death

Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr Bright Oduro according to a report revealed that several bullets were removed from his body which confirms that he was shot by the suspects before his body was set on fire.

Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, who was the Commander of a military detachment stationed at Denkyira-Boase in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region, was lynched by residents after they suspected he was a robber.

52 suspects have so far been arrested in connection with the incident with the latest being 7 who were on Friday remanded by an Accra Central District Court including; Akwasi Baah, Solomon Sackey, Kwame Agyei, Joseph Appiah Kubi (aka Kum Dede), Akosua Takyiwaa (aka Maabono), Esther Dauda (aka Asha) and Michael Kumah (aka Kojo Anim) to reappear on June 21, 2017

All suspects have been provisionally charged with two counts of murder contrary to section 46 of the criminal code and other offences act of 1960, Act 29 as well as conspiracy to commit crime to wit murder: contrary to section 23(1) and 46 of the criminal and other offences act 1960 (Act 29).