One of the men suspected to be behind the lynching of Capt. Mahama has been found dead in Modaso, a village near Denkyira- Obuasi.
Confirming the incident to Citi News, the Diaso- District Police Commander, ASP Osei Adu-Agyeman, said the dead body was found in a pool of blood by the Police, following a report by the Assemblyman of the area.
[contextly_sidebar id=”1ZrHrVLBvGhpxUo7Rc1hC1CVWDyLcH6R”]He added that, an ID card found on the suspect revealed him as Francis Bio.
“This morning, the Assembly man in Diaso electoral area reported at the station that around 6.15, he had a message that a male adult aged about 46, had been found dead at the outskirts of Modaso, another village about 6 kilometres from Diaso so the Police went to the place. Fortunately he had a voters’ ID card on him so we have found his identity.We found a deep cut on the left upper side of his throat, but as to what led to the death is what the Police is investigating now.
“We are pleading with the media to give us a few days to unravel the mystery behind it.”
He further indicated that, they are pursuing some videos to determine whether the deceased was indeed a culprit in the lynching of Captain Mahama.
“There is a rumor going on that he lynched Capt Mahama so we are very particular about this. There are about 12 video clips, we want to go through them all to see if we can possibly identify him as one of the culprits involved.”
Captain Mahama’s tragic death occurred on Monday at Diaso in the Central Region. He was lynched and burnt by residents in the area who mistook him for a thief.
About 7 persons have so far been arrested in connection with the incident.
By: Marian Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana