Tag Archives: Major Mahama

Martin Amidu cautions Akufo-Addo against ‘defective’ Maj. Mahama Bill

Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has cautioned President Akufo-Addo against signing the recently passed Major Mahama Act into law. He said the president must “think long” before signing the Act which he believes is defective. Martin Amidu in an article expressed worry that the bill was rushed through in Parliament “as though it were a matter which cannot wait for the ...

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Police not cooperating on Maj. Mahama’s autopsy – Pathologist

The pathologist carrying out tests on the body of Major Maxwell Mahama, has blamed the police for the delay in issuing a report on the autopsy of the late military officer. According to Dr. Adusei, he has been unable to finish his work because the police are not cooperating with him. Dr. Adusei told the court today [Thursday], that since the body of the ...

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Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill laid in Parliament

The Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, on Tuesday, laid before parliament, the Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, which would give the legal backing for the establishment of a fund to cater for the wife and two children of the Late Major Maxwell Mahama. Major Mahama, who was lynched under bizarre circumstances at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region in May 2017, was ...

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Pathologist summoned for delaying Maj. Mahama’s autopsy

An Accra District Court has ordered pathologist Lawrence Adusei and head of the Pathology Department of the 37 Military Hospital, to appear before it to explain their failure to release the postmortem report of the murdered military officer, Major Maxwell Mahama. The order followed an application by state prosecutors asking for the release of the postmortem report. According to the ...

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Nana Addo visits Denkyira Obuasi; pays respects to Major Mahama

President Nana Akufo-Addo paid his respects at the site of Major Maxwell Mahama’s death when he visited Denkyira Obuasi on Monday as part of his tour of the Western Region. Speaking to the people of the town, he assured that perpetrators of the killing of the army officer will be dealt with by the law.   Major Mahama, an officer of the 5th ...

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Man who stole Major Mahama’s iPhone 7 arrested

The person who stole late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama’s mobile phone after he was killed at Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region on May 29, 2017 has been arrested. Police investigators traced the mobile phone – an iPhone7, to the room of Kwodjo Fordjour, a driver at Denkyira Obuasi. The Accra Central District Court on Wednesday remanded Fordjour to police ...

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Maxwell Mahama’s mum receives posthumous MSc [Video]

The mother of Maxwell Mahama got a stirring reception at the University of Leicester Degree Congregation last Thursday as she received a posthumous Master of Science in Security and Risk Management on behalf of her late son. Then Captain Maxwell Mahama was attacked by a mob in Denkyira Obuasi back in May after they had reportedly mistaken him for a ...

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13 suspects in Major Mahama’s murder discharged

An Accra Magistrate court has discharged thirteen suspects allegedly involved in the lynching of the military officer, Major Maxwell Mahama. The thirteen are part of an initial 32 charged with murder during the last hearing of the case a fortnight ago. Their discharge followed a decision by the state to have them released. According to the prosecution their investigations into ...

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VRA, GRIDCo tennis clubs hold Major Mahama memorial tournament

As part of efforts to support the family of the late Major Maxwell Mahama, tennis players at the Akosombo tennis club have supported the family of the late soldier with a seed money of ten thousand Ghana cedis. The amount is aimed at establishing an endowment fund to support the family of the late Major Maxwell Mahama. According to the ...

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32 alleged killers of Maj. Mahama to reappear in court on July 6

Thirty-two suspects remanded into police custody for their alleged roles in Major Mahama’s murder, are expected to reappear before the court on July 6. The suspects were charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder when they appeared before the court on Wednesday, June 21. The Police is also on a manhunt for some eight (8) persons believed to be connected ...

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