-Family of late Major Maxwell Mahama have visited the lynching site in Denkyira-Obuasi
-The visit was made to the site exactly one month after the incident
-There was no official interaction during the visit
Exactly one month after the lynching of late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, some members of his family and Barbara’s family have visited the lynching site for the first time after the incident.
The family delegation was made up of his father, Captain Dennis Mahama Adam (Retired), mother, Veronica Bamford, brother, Michael Mahama, and other family members from his hometown of Yigantu in the Upper West Region.
Some family members of Barbara Mahama were also part of the delegation.
The visit was an unofficial one so there was no prior communication provided to the people of Denkyira-Obuasi. The delegation that visited the site recounted that the people of Denkira Obuasi were shocked to see the family of the late soldier in the town.
Major Maxwell Adam Mahama was lynched a month ago by angry residents of Denkyira_obuasi who mistook the military man for an armed robber. He was given a state burial on June 9 this year.
The state burial was attended by current and past statesmen and was broadcast on National Television.
The incident attracted national attention and many people were outraged after videos and pictures of the incident started going viral on social media platforms.
Denkyira-Obuasi almost became a ghost town after the incident with many residents running from the town for fear of military retaliation.
Many suspects believed to be linked to the lynching were arrested and are currently in court facing charges of murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
The Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cape Coast, His Grace, Most Rev. Mathias K. Nketsia paid a visit to the people of Denkyira-Obuasi and celebrated mass with them over the weekend. He encouraged them to grow in unity and peace.
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