- Facebook user recounts how a man escaped a near lynching thanks to lessons learned from Maj. Mahama's killing
- Says the suspect shot an innocent bystander by mistake
- The suspect is allegedly in police custody
A Facebook user by the name of Dzifa Sedudzi has related how an incident of instant mob justice did not result in the death of the perceived perpetrator because, according to him, Ghanaians have learned from the late Major Mahama's lynching incident.
According to Dzifa Sedudzi, the incident occurred somewhere around Alajo, not too far away from the new Kwame Nkrumah interchange.
Recounting the sequence of events, the owner of the smashed red sedan vehicle got into a verbal altercation with another road user, prompting him [smashed car owner] to reach into his vehicle, grabbing his gun to fire a warning shot or two.
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Dzifa Sedudzi related that when the red car owner attempted to fire another shot his attention was distracted by his girlfriend/companion, who was trying to get him to stop.
"In his attempt to fire another, his girlfriend distracted him with the purpose of stopping him. The bullet (stray) hit a third person, a pedestrian. But for the Maj. Mahama incident, the suspect would have been lynched--I know my people." Wrote Dzifa.
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Dzifa goes on to say that Ghanaians seem to have learned a lesson, probably referring to the late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama's killing, although the she writes that there's still more room for improvement.
Her recount of the incident ends by revealing that the suspect [who fired the shots] is currently in police custody, although she fails to mention which police station is detaining him.
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