The police have found Captain Mahama’s lost pistol which was on him at the time of the lynching.
After military men were dispatched to the Denkyira Obuasi town where Captain Mahama was killed on Tuesday for initial investigations and to retrieve the remains of the slain soldier, the soldiers said they would not leave the place until they were able to find their colleague’s pistol.
Yesterday, a guy suspected to be involved in the lynching, surrendered himself to the police, and also handed over a pistol which was identified as for Captain Mahama to the police, reported Graphic Online.
Now the Assembly Member for Denkyira-Obuasi, William Baah who has been fingered as having masterminded the killing of Captain Mahama has spoken.
Via Citi Fm:
The police earlier explained that, the Assembly Member for Denkyira-Obuasi, William Baah, reported at the police station at about 10 a.m. last Monday, that about 9:30 a.m. that day, he (Baah) had received a distress call from one of the foodstuff sellers along the Denkyira-Obuasi highway.
The food seller said she had seen a man with a pistol strapped to his back and suspected him to be an armed robber. According to the police, two friends of the assembly member accompanied him to the highway, where he met Captain Mahama on the outskirts of the town.
According to the complaint lodged by Baah, when he [assembly member] and his friends approached Captain Mahama, he drew a pistol at them, but Baah managed to escape, leaving the two friends behind.
The police said when they proceeded to the scene, they found the soldier lynched by an unknown mob, with multiple deep wounds on the head, while a part of his body was burnt.