Graphic photos: Young military officer 'mistaken' for armed robber lynched and burnt to death by mob in Ghana


    A military officer with the (5BN) at Burma Camp in Accra
    was on Monday, May 29th, lynched by residents of Denkyira Boaso of the
    Central region who mistook him for an armed robber.

    Captain Maxwell Mahama who is commander of a military
    detachment in the area was jogging along the Denkyira Boaso-Diaso road
    when he asked some women for direction. He was not in a uniform.

    The women reportedly called the Assembly man who organized the youths of the town to lynch him. They later burnt  his body.

    Meanwhile, Ghana Armed Forces have commenced investigations
    into the murder. The…

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