Lynched Soldier Seven alleged killers of Major Mahama discharged

Police prosecutors said the Police Central Intelligence Department Headquarters in Accra has taken over the case

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

A High Court at Cape Coast in the Central region has discharged seven persons who were arrested for their alleged complicity in the murder of the late Major Maxwell Mahama and transferred to Accra for trial.

This is to allow the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police to prosecute the seven accused persons in Accra.

READ MORE: Postmortem shows Major Mahama was shot severally

The assemblyman of Denkyira-Obuasi, William Baah, who is alleged to have led the mob action that resulted in the death of Major Mahama is part of the seven persons facing prosecution.

The rest are: Bismark Donkor, Philip Badu, Kofi Nyame, Anthony Amoah, Kofi Badu, and Yaw Annor.

 

Police prosecutors said the Police Central Intelligence Department Headquarters in Accra has taken over the case, hence prayed the court to discharge the accused persons.

Counsel for the accused persons, George Bernard Shaw, did not object to the request by the prosecution but asked told the court to give the assemblyman, William Baah, who obtained an injury to be given a medical attention.

READ ALSO: Police launch manhunt for key suspect in Major Mahama's murder

The judge, Rita Amonyiwaa Edusah, discharging the accused persons questioned why five of the accused persons were brought to court without having shoes on but they informed the court that they were arrested barefooted.

play Assemblyman of Denkyira-Obuasi, William Baah

 

The court in view of the prosecution’s request, discharged the seven persons and struck out the case.

Meanwhile, police have also revealed that five out of the 12 persons declared wanted for the murder have been arrested.

They are Bernard Asamoah aka Daddy, Bismark Asamoah aka Rasta, Sarah Mensah, John Boakye, and Kwame Awona.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 In Central Region Corpse exhumed for dodging communal labour while alivebullet
2 Fatal 10 die in Winneba–Cape Coast accidentbullet
3 Bole Highway 11 killed, 7 injured in bus accidentbullet
4 Prophecy Obinim makes some death revelationsbullet
5 Bin Atef Ex-Gitmo detainee marries in Ghanabullet
6 Busted Police arrest six Nigerians for alleged kidnapping and rapebullet
7 Eid al-Fitr Akufo-Addo promises to protect all faiths in Eid...bullet
8 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
9 Western Region Class one pupil killed by guard dog while...bullet
10 Visa row: Ablakwa condemns US embassy over new visa policybullet

Top Videos

1 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head with a blockbullet
2 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet
3 Capt. Mahama's Death The account of this 10-year-old will leave you...bullet
4 Prophecy Hundreds will die in floods in 2017 – Prophet revealsbullet
5 Lynched Soldier Residents of Denkyira-Obuasi mourn Maj. Mahamabullet
6 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day -...bullet
7 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
8 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more...bullet
9 Nigerians stop deportation of chained compatriot in KLM...bullet
10 Refugee Ghanaian to lose fingers after 7-hour trek to...bullet

News