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Police arrest 26 alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching (photos)

Police arrest 26 alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching (photos)

- The alleged killers of Major Mahama have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder

- The deceased, Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion, is said to have been on his daily jogging routine on Monday, May 29, when some angry youths of the town attacked him, allegedly on suspicion of being an armed robber

You may recall that NAIJ.com had earlier reported that a Ghanaian soldier, Maxwell Mahama, was killed after some residents mistook him for an armed robber.

The gruesome murder of Major Maxwell Mahama by some residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region will be a dent on the mind of Ghanaians for a very long time.

Mahama was commander in charge of a military detachment at Diaso, a suburb close to Denkyira Obuasi.

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Suspects who lynched Major Mahama. Credit: Myjoyonline.com

The unfortunate incident happened on May 29, 2017. Major Mahama has since been buried at the military cemetery at Osu in Accra.

READ ALSO: Tears flow at the burial service of late Major Mahama who was killed by a mob (photos)

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

One of the six women involved in the lynching of Major Mahama

But following interrogation and investigations by the police 26 out of the 56 suspects have been arraigned before a district court in Accra.

Meanwhile, police have so far arrested about 56 people in connection to the lynching of the soldier.

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Male suspects involved in lynching of Mahama

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching escorted to jail

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

See some suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

The suspects, men and women were pictured close to tears when they arrived in court in a huge blue van.

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The accused persons are being charged with conspiracy to commit murder and murder.

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching humiliated and paraded

Photos: Here are 26 of the alleged suspects involved in Major Mahama’s lynching

Six women have been arrested in connection to the murder of Major Adam Mahama

Meanwhile, retired army major calls for dialogue between IPOB and federal government.

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