Major Mahama Murder Trial: Jury Set to Return Verdict on Tuesday, November 28 – Court Announce

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The seven-member jury in the trial of William Baah, Assemblyman for Denkyira-Obuasi, and 13 others implicated in the lynching of young soldier Major Maxwell Mahama, is set to retire on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, to deliver their judgment.

Justice Mariama Owusu, a Supreme Court Justice overseeing the case as an additional High Court judge, announced that the court would provide a summary of the entire trial on Tuesday, following the completion of statements from Counsel for the 13th and 14th witnesses. Patrick Anim Addo, one of the accused, is scheduled to conclude his oral statement before the jury on Monday, November 27.

Originally, the court was to oversee the conclusion of the defense lawyers’ oral presentations to the jury on Thursday and Friday, but due to issues with the jury formation on both days, the proceedings were adjourned.

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Justice Owusu rescheduled the case to Monday, November 27, 2023, stating that Lawyer Patrick Anim Addo would complete his oral remarks to the jury that day, and the court would then summarize the trial the following day. Subsequently, the seven-member jury will deliberate on their decision and deliver their verdict.

According to EIB Network Legal Affairs Correspondent Murtala Inusah, for the accused persons to be punished, the jury must reach a majority verdict, and this decision is legally binding. All the accused individuals were present during the proceedings.

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The tragic incident involved the lynching of Major Maxwell Mahama in May 2017 in Denkyira Obuasi (now New Obuasi) in the Central region, following a mistaken identity as an armed robber. William Baah, the Assemblyman for Denkyira Obuasi, and 13 others are facing charges ranging from betrayal to conspiracy to murder. The parties involved have concluded their testimony, and final oral statements are being delivered to the jury.

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