- Murdered army captain's uncle breaks silence on his nephew's killing
- Says the young officer was in line to be promoted to the rank of major "soon"
- Says Capt Mahama's death has challenged his citizenship
A family member of the diseased army captain who was murdered on Monday morning, May 29th, 2017 has stated that the officer’s death has challenged his Ghanaian citizenship.
Professor Fred Mark Bagonluri, uncle of the late Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama, has said that the family is still struggling to come to terms with the late army captain’s very gruesome death.
He added that at this point the family requires that justice be served so that they may find closure. Murdered while he was on his routine morning jog, Prof. Bagonluri said the young captain was well on his way to being promoted to the rank of Major soon.
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Speaking to Myjoyonline.com, Professor Bagonluri expressed sadness at the fact that one who’d sworn to protect and defend his country in the field of war had to die in such a manner at the hands of his charges.
“A man who decides to save his nation has to die in war, and not murdered by the very citizens that he swore an oath to protect and defend against both internal and external aggression. For him to die in this manner challenges my citizenship,” he said.
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Captain Mahama’s death has been on that’s truly shocked Ghanaians, prompting some to take a closer look at the scourge of illegal small scale mining popularly known as galamsey.
Some sections of the public have said that the young officer’s death was not a mistake, saying that his deployment to the region to fight galamsey made him a prime target for locals who’ve plowed the trade in the region. A trade they could no longer plow due to Captain Maxwell’s military group stationed in the area.
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