- Captain Mahama will be buried on Friday, June 9
- The young soldier was killed by residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region
The final funeral rites of the late Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama is announced to take place on Friday, June 9 according to the Daily Guide newspaper.
The paper revealed that there will be three funerals held for the 32-year-old Captain – one in Accra, one in Bole, the paternal grandmother’s hometown in the Northern Region and the last one at Tumu, the paternal grandfather’s hometown in the Upper West Region.
Spokespersons for the family, WOII Ibrahim Samed and Zakaria Sakara told the media on Friday, June 2 that the family will meet to put finishing touches to how the funeral will be held and then inform the military high command.
Captain Mahama was killed by a mob at Denkyira Obuasi on Monday, May 29, 2017, is a very cruel manner. The youth of the town mistook him for an armed robber and lynched him with crude weapons such as cement blocks, clubs, among others until he died.
The police have arrested about 18 people so far in relation to the murder of the soldier. Some of the suspects have been officially charged with the murder of the late Captain Mahama and are on remand, the rest will be arraigned before the court on Monday.
Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama left behind a wife and two children.
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