Court frees six suspects in Major Mahama murder case

Court frees six suspects in Major Mahama murder case

An Accra Circuit Court has set free six people suspected to be involved in the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama in Denkyira-Obuasi.

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Court frees six suspects in Major Mahama case

The late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama

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According to a Classfmonline.com report, the six people freed by Court on Tuesday, were among 22 suspects standing trial for the murder of the army officer.

The report added that the rest of the suspects are continuing to stand trial.

The six suspects who have been set free are William Annor, Philip Badu, Kwame Agyei, Solomon Sackey, Vivian Asahene and Anthony Amoah.

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Though it is not clear if the six have been discharged and acquitted of all charges in the murder case, it is believed the rest of the suspects will face full trial soon.

The late army officer was gruesomely murdered by some irate youth of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region, after they accused him of being an armed robber.

Major Mahama was on official assignment when he met his untimely death.

His murder sparked a nationwide outrage, leading to the arrest of some local residents.

The late officer left behind his young wife, Barbara, and two sons.

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