Takoradi kidnap case: Police finally confirms death of 4 missing girls

Takoradi kidnap case: Police finally confirms death of 4 missing girls

The Ghana Police Service has finally confirmed the death of the four missing Takoradi girls.

In a press conference organised by the Ghana Police service, the Inspector General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh confirmed the fears of the family and the general public.

According to him, the result of the DNA test proved that the skeleton found were that of the missing girls.

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The DNA test carried out on the human parts found in the home of the suspected kidnapper have been confirmed by the Police to be that of the four girls who went missing in Takoradi.

An announcement by the Inspector General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh confirmed the death of the missing girls; Ruth Abakah, Priscilla Kuranchie, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Blessing Bentum.

The announcement brought to a closure the over-one year search for the missing girls.

“A few minutes ago, officers of the Ghana Police service informed 4 families in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana that DNA test conducted on some human remains discovered into the course of police investigations into the disappearance 4 missing girls have turned positive, as the remains of the girls. The Ghana Police service has with regret informed the families that the remains of Ruth Abakah, Priscilla Kuranchie, Ruth Love Quayson, Priscilla Blessing Bentum.”

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that human parts were retrieved from a septic tank at a house located at Kansawurodo, a suburb of Takoradi.

The said house was the same place was where the main suspect in the kidnapping case, Samuel Udeotuk-Wills, lived before his arrest. He is said to have led the officers to the location.

Police officers were dispatched from Accra following a tip and with the help of Western regional police commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr Vincent Redeemer, and others they reached the house around 5pm and cordoned off the area.

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