The case involving the death of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama has taken another twist following revelations that some parts of his body were taken out before being sent for autopsy.
The revelations were made by Dr. Lawrence Adusei, the Pathologist put in charge of conducting an autopsy on the body of the deceased officer.
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According to him, he realized that some parts of the body were already taken out before the late Major Mahama’s corpse was brought to the theatre room for autopsy.
He explained that he did not know what accounted for the missing body parts, adding that it was done without his consent.
Speaking before an Accra circuit court on why the postmortem report of the late soldier has delayed, Dr. Adusei pointed out that some negligent actions by the police may have led to the missing body parts of the late soldier.
According to him, the whole autopsy was delayed due to the fact that the Police failed to corporate with him during the process.
The late Major Mahama was gruesomely murdered by the people of Denkyira Obuasi, now known as New Obuasi, on suspicion of being an armed robber.
His death, drew derision from majority of Ghanaians who condemned the act of mob justice.
Investigations were subsequently opened into the matter, with over 25 people currently in the grips of the police on charges of murder.
The late Major Mahama left behind a wife and two children.