Crime and Punishment

Capt. Mahama’s ‘killers’ charged with murder, remanded

Provisional charge of murder has been preferred against the seven persons accused of lynching and burning a Ghanaian military officer.
They have been remanded to allow investigators delve into the case.
The seven were arraigned Thursday morning at a Magistrate Court in Cape Coast where police prosecutors, led by ASP Avornyo, prayed the court to remand the accused persons as thorough investigations into the gruesome murder continue.
He told the court presided over by Rita Amonyiwaa Edusah that the charges were provisional, explaining that the investigations thus far were preliminary.
Remand not opposed Lawyer for the accused persons, George Bernard Shaw, did not oppose the request by the prosecution .
The court consequently granted the application by the prosecutors and remanded the seven persons to appear again on Monday, June 19.

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