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General News of Sunday, 18 June 2017

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Mahama dedicates fathers day to Major Mahama


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Former President John Dramani Mahama has dedicated this year’s fathers’day which falls on June 18, 2017, to his late nephew Major Maxwell Adam Mahama who was gruesomely murdered at angry residents of Denkyira-Boase.

On his official facebook page commemorating the day, he said “Dedicating this fathers day to Maj. Max Mahama & all servicemen who’ve fallen in the line of duty & their children robbed of daddy’s joy.

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).









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