The late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama was finally laid to rest today, June 9th at the State House in Accra.
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The grand state burial was attended by dignitaries from all walks of life who paid their final respects to the fallen soldier.
Maxwell Mahama, was lynched by residents of Denkyira-Obuasi, a community in the Central Region after they reportedly mistook him for an armed robber.
The people of the area held a separate funeral service for the late Mahama Maxwell at Denkyira-Obuasi.
In a video of the service circulating on social media, the women of the community can been seen wailing and mourning the late captain.
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After the news of the crime broke out on social media, Denkyira-Obuasi and the residents came under several attacks from several people who condemned the actions.
Police investigations have caused the arrest of some 42 suspected “killers” of the military officer with some remanded and officially charged with murder.
However, some residents of Denkyira-Obuasi have pleaded with Ghanaians to stop vilifying the whole area for the sins of a few.
The MP of the area recently decried the negative image being painted of the area saying that they are not “evil people”.
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