- Eight accused killers of Major Mahama have been freed
- The attorney general says no shred of evidence exists against them
The attorney general's department has backed the discharge of eight out of the 22 persons accused of lynching Major Maxwell Mahama saying there is no shred of evidence against them.
Media reports indicate that prosecutors of the case have only been able to pull out evidence against 14 of the total number of persons suspected of killing the deceased soldier.
The killing of Maxwell Mahama on May 29th ignited national outrage as Ghanaians demanded immediate justice against all such perpetrators of the crime.
It all happened when some unidentified residents at Denkyira Obuasi mistook the soldier for an armed robber. The entire country came out to mourn the death of the fallen soldier as the government intensified moves to put an end to the menace of mob-justice in the country.
Meanwhile, the government through parliament has passed a passed a special act for the fallen hero as intense investigations continue into the killing of the soldier.
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