- The police have formally informed the families of the three missing girls from Takoradi about their latest finding with regard to the investigations
- The three girls Ruthlove Quayson, Priscilla Blessing Bentum and Priscilla Koranchie were kidnapped between August and December 2018 and have still not been found
- The police have assured the public of covering all other angles of the investigation
The controversy surrounding the three missing Takoradi girls appears to be unending after the police discovered dead body parts at the base of one of the suspects.
Three girls – Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Koranchie – were kidnapped in Takoradi between August and December 2018.
All three are yet to be found, although the prime suspect, identified as a Nigerian national Samuel Wilson Udoterg, has been apprehended by the police.
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Below is a timeline of how things have unfolded since the missing girls’ case gained public attention some months ago.
December 2018: The Police officially confirm kidnapping of three girls.
Prime suspect Samuel Wilson Udoterg is arrested by Takoradi police but manages to escape.
January 2019: The suspect Samuel Wilson Udoterg is re-arrested by the Police
February 2019: Suspect reveals a CID officer aid him to break jail.
March 2019: Takoradi-based artiste Kofi Kinaate and other celebrities begin campaign to help find missing girls.
April 2019: Suspect is handed an 18-month jail sentence for escaping police custody.
Director General of the CID, COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, disclosed that the police had discovered the whereabouts of the girls.
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May 2019: CID boss COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah makes a dramatic U-turn on her statement, insisting she was misunderstood.
June 2019: A second suspect in the kidnapping case called John Oji is arrested by the Police.
July 2019: Families of kidnapped girls embarked on demonstration and threaten more demonstrations.
August 2019: Police dig up human remains from septic tank near the house of the first suspect, Samuel Wilson Udoterg.
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