Acid attack Prosecutors ask for more time to investigate Mahama's death

The three suspects in the Adams Mahama murder case have been remanded to police custody.

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An Accra Magistrate court has dismissed a bail application by lawyers of two suspects accused of murdering the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Upper East Regional Chairman Adams Mahama.

Prosecution investigating the case have asked for time to continue their investigations.

According to the prosecution led by Francis Baah, the police will need the suspects to be in their custody to help with the investigations.

The three suspects Gregory Afoko who is the younger brother of National Chairman of the NPP Paul Afoko, Asabke Alangbi who is at a large and Musah Issah who is alleged to have bought the acid for the crime have been charged with conspiracy to commit crime and murder.

The NPP Upper West Chairman Adams Mahama was attacked with acid on his way home on the 20th of May 2015 by two people and later died of extensive acid burns.

The court presided over by justice remanded the two to police and subsequently adjourned the case to the 23rd of June 2015.

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