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General News of Tuesday, 13 June 2017


Key suspect in Major Mahama's killing at large

The key suspect who allegedly shot the late Major Maxwell Mahama before he was lynched by the angry mob is currently at large.

The suspect, Yaw Amankwa aka Bulla said to have used a double-barrelled gun he was wielding, while others rushed to buy petrol and set the body of the deceased ablaze.

The suspect according to the police carried out his action with support from 12 others who are all on the run.

The suspects are: 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.

Speaking to Graphic Online , the Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr Bright Oduro said apart from the fractures on the head of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, there were bullet wounds on his body, giving a clear indication that the suspects fired shots at the deceased before setting his body ablaze.