8 of the 22 suspects standing trial for the murder of Major Maxwell Mahama have been released due to a lack of evidence against them.
The Accra District Court hearing the case discharged the 8 following a recommendation from the Attorney General’s department over the status of the investigation.
The University of Leicester has presented the Master’s Degree earned by the late Major Maxwell Mahama to his mother following his untimely death.
The late major was pursuing the degree and was near completion when he was lynched by a mob in Denkyira-Obuasi.
The family of the late Major Maxwell Mahama have called for his proposed monument to be erected at the Tema Roundabout on the Accra-Tema motorway – and for the roundabout to be named after Mahama.
The family made the call Thursday night during the vigil held for the late soldier, who was lynched by his fellow citizens in Denkyira-Obuasi.
The widow of the late Major Maxwell Mahama has authored a heart wrenching tribute to her husband.
Simply read the full tribute below.
A former Member of Parliament for Denkyira, Ben Aryeh, says the reputation being built for his town as a place of barbarians always breaking the law is wrong.
According to the former legislator, Denkyira-Obuasi residents are not killers, but simply peace loving people like the rest of the country.
Shatta Wale has made it clear that he wants nothing to do with the town of Denkyira-Obuasi.
The town became the focus of the entire country last week after an army captain, now Major Maxwell Mahama, was lynched to death by a mob.
The body of the late Major Maxwell Mahama would be laid to rest at the Military Cemetery in Osu on Friday, June 8, a statement from government has revealed.
As promised, the state would hold a state burial for the slain officer, which would start on Thursday and run through Sunday.
Actor John Dumelo has paid a visit to the family of the late Army major, Maxwell Mahama, to pay his condolences over the passing of the late officer.
Dumelo, who has been as heartbroken over the incident as any Ghanaian, described the late officer as ‘Ghana’s hero’.
Actor John Dumelo has praised the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for posthumously promoting the late Maxwell Mahama to the rank of Major.
Taking to twitter, Dumelo even called for God’s blessings on the President for taking that decision.
A family member of the late Major Mahama has dropped a bombshell – the children of the late soldier are yet to informed about the death of their father.
Douri Bennin Haji, spokesperson of the Mahama family, told Radio Gold Tuesday that the children for now have no idea what happened to their father.
Dancehall Artist and Boss of the SM Family can not seem to get over the lynching and murder of Captain Maxwell Mahama now Major Mahama.
Shatta Wale in an interview with Kwasi Aboagye on Peace FM’s Entertainmnet Review stated that the entire township as well as anybody who hails from Denkyira Obuasi do not deserve any form of mercy.
According to the “Taking Over” singer, “If I have my own power, I would bring people from Iraq or Afghanistan to bomb the town and all the people there and kill everybody there because everybody that comes from there has that evil mind”.
The indefatigable flagbearer of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor, has resurfaced in the wake of the death of Captain Maxwell Mahama and once again, she’s making news.
Donkor turned up to the signing of the book of condolences for the late soldier, to add her signature to the list.
About 34 suspects have been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court presided over by Justice Ebenezer Kweku Ansah, on Monday June 5, 2017 in relation to the lynching and murder of Captain Maxwell Mahama. The suspects have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and committing murder.
The 34 suspects have been remanded in police custody to reappear on 21st June, after Prosecutor George Amegah told the court that the prosecution would need more time to conduct their investigations.
5Five’s Papi has dropped his own Maxwell Mahama tribute.
The horrifying death of the soldier has been immortalised by many artists in song, with Shatta Wale, E.L and many others all dropping their versions.
It’s looking more and likely that galamsey issues played a crucial role in the killing of Capt. Maxwell Mahama.
Even though the initial police report laying out what their preliminary investigations have revealed has no galamsey portion, Ghanaians online remain unconvinced that the captain was merely mistaken for a robber.
Nana Kwaku Bonsam is disappointed and nauseated by any preacher using the death of the late Capt Maxwell Mahama to give out any ‘prophecy’.
Bonsam, in a Facebook Live session, went into issues surrounding the unfortunate lynching of the soldier last week.
Captain Maxwell Mahama would be buried on June 9, his family has announced.
According to the family, three funerals would be held for the slain soldier, before he’s finally placed to rest on Friday.
A snail seller in Denkyira-Obuasi whom the late Capt Mahama bought snails from on the day of his faithful demise, started the chain of events which eventually led to the brutal lynching of the military officer.
The police CID, at a press conference in Accra held earlier today (Friday), recounted what their preliminary investigation has been able to establish so far about the events leading up to the death of Capt Mahama.
The story of Capt Mahama’s lynching has travelled outside the shores of the country, showcasing our barbarism to the world at large.
BBC’s Focus on Africa carried out a report on the incident.
The death of Mahama has sparked a surge of sympathy running throughout Ghanaians all across the country.
This is because, aside the fact that he was innocent, Mahama was by all accounts a cool guy and a great soldier, respected by his peers.
The University of Leicester has released a statement mourning the death of their student, Maxwell Mahama.
The late army captain, killed like an animal by a mob in Denkyira-Obuasi, was a student at the UK university where he was studying for his master’s degree.
Founder and leader of the Glorious Word Power Ministries, Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah, has called for the NDC to desist from blaming the death of Capt. Maxwell Mahama on Nana Akufo-Addo.
Speaking on Okay Fm, Owusu Bempah, a staunch supporter of Nana Addo, said the NDC’s actions equate to politicizing the painful death of the soldier.
Captain Maxwell Mahama, who died Monday after being lynched by a mob in Denkyira-Obuasi, was an outstanding officer and man by all accounts.
A young father of two who was already a captain on the fast track to becoming a major, Mahama was apparently a symbol of what we should all aspire to be – except some bloodthirsty morons decided to kill him.
George Quaye has sounded off his opinion on the recent lynching of an army officer, describing it as nothing new in Ghanaian society.
The tv show host and Charterhouse official said many incidents that cause harm to others are recorded in Ghana everyday without any outcry.
In the aftermath of the lynching of Captain Maxwell Adams, Ex Warrant Officer One (W.O 1) Samuel Asante, a retired military officer says the resident of Denkyira –Obuasi should thank God Ghana is no longer under the rule of military dictatorship.
In an interview with Abusuafmonline.com he said, “I am very angry talking to you now and I really wish we were in charge of this country and not those bloody civilians,” he charged.
He added, “democracy has come to destroy our disciplined society and I think the people of Denkyira should be thanking God so much…how dare a civilian raise a finger against a service man,”
Former President John Dramani Mahama visited the family of the late Capt. Maxwell Mahama today (Thursday) to extend his condolences.
The former leader of the country’s visit comes after he expressed his condolences via social media following Mahama’s death.
Comedian Kwaku Sinim-Misa (KSM) says Ghanaians as a people have lost our collective humanity.
According to the veteran satirist, he noticed this disease a few years ago, when the disappearance of Castro at sea was used as a joke to spread memes on social media.