Residents of Takoradi chase away police over missing girls

Residents of Takoradi chase away police over missing girls

- Some residents of Takoradi chased away officials of the Ghana Police when the reported to the house of the families of the missing girls

- The police officials on Monday, September 16, visited the families of the three missing Takoradi girls to confirm their dead following the DNA test result

- Ghanaians, especially residents of Takoradi are not happy with the way the police handled the case

The Ghana Police Service appears to have fallen out of favour with a section of Ghanaians following the confirmation of the death of the three Takoradi girls.

A video trending on social media shows some officers being hooted at and chased away from Takoradi by locals.

The girls – Priscilla Blessing Bentum, Ruth Love Quayson and Priscilla Koranchie – were kidnapped in Takoradi between August and December 2018.

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After a year of searching, the police could not find them, although the primes suspect, Samuel Wilson Udoetuk has been arrested.

However, on Monday, September 16 the police confirmed that all three were dead after DNA test on remains retrieved from a septic tank in Takoradi proved to be that of the girls.

The Inspector General of Police, who made the announcement at a press conference, offered his condolences to the families of the girls.

The police service has since come under severe criticism, with some calling for the resignation of the CID Boss, COP Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah.

It appears many residents in Takoradi are not happy with the way the Police handled the case and decided to air their frustrations.

Meanwhile, the families of the now deceased girls have also rejected the DNA forensic results and want to conduct their own tests.

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In the video, the townsfolk are seen hooting at the Police as the stroll past the community in their vehicle.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that it has gathered that one of the missing Takoradi girls, Ruth, has been seen in Sowutuom, a suburb of Accra.

This claim was made by Ruth’s Grandfather, Emmanuel Abeka, who was reportedly speaking to Ahotor FM, according to news circulating on social media.

According to Abeka, he had a call informing him that Ruth has been seen in Sowutuom.

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