17 year old suspect in Major Mahama trial relocated to borstal home

A 17 year old boy, Ebenezer Asamoah who is a suspect in the murder trial of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama is to be relocated to the borstal institute until the police is able to verify his age.

Ebenezer Asamoah is among thirty-two suspects standing trial for the gruesome murder of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama at Denkyira Boase.  The suspects were charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder when they appeared before the court on Wednesday, June 21. The were remanded into police custody for their alleged roles in Major Mahama’s murder, are expected to reappear before the court on July 6.

The court however ordered the police to relocate seventeen-year-old Ebenezer Asamoah, who is believed to be one of the suspects involved in Major Mahama’s murder. According to the court presided over by Ebenezer Kwaku Ansah, Ebenezer should be sent to the borstal home during the remand period until the police are able to prove he is eighteen.

The deceased, Captain Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion, is said to have been on his daily jogging routine on Monday [May 29], when some angry youth of the town attacked him, allegedly on suspicion of being an armed robber.

In a related development the Police is also on a manhunt for some eight (8) persons believed to be connected to the murder of the deceased. They are; Yaw Amankwaah, Kwadwo Fordjour, Kwabena Kenkeba, Tikwa, Yaw Boadu, Madam Deedikor, Eric Asante a.k.a Yaw Agade and Kofi Ahenkora.



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