Castro's father says no funeral will be held for his son next year

Castro's father says no funeral will be held for his son next year

- Castro's father, Mr Cofie, has hinted that they will not hold any funeral for the missing musician

- Next year, 6 July 2021, will be exactly seven years since Castro went missing at Ada and, by law, he is to be declared dead

- But his father says even if Castro does not return next year, the family won't hold a funeral because there is no evidence that he is dead

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Award-winning Ghanaian musician, Castro, has still not been found after he went missing at Ada on 6 July 2014.

Next year will be exactly seven years after his disappearance and as the law mandates, he is supposed to be declared dead.

Castro's father says no funeral will be held for his son next year

Castro Photo credit: Instagram/Castro Underfire
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But Mr Cofie, Castro's father, has stated there will be no funeral for his son if he is still not found by next year.

In a report sighted by MyNewsGH.com, Mr Cofie, in an interview on Akoma FM, said there is no evidence that his son is dead therefore the family sees no need to hold a funeral for him even if it is required by law to declare him dead after seven years.

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Mr Cofie said:

As I speak as the father, there is no evidence to prove that my son is dead for me to hold his funeral though the law says it can be done after seven years when the family has not found their lost member. However, that law does not bind us to hold his funeral.

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He added that his experience as a seaman does not make him believe his son is dead.

He added that he is confident his son is alive and will return someday.

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According to the constitution of Ghana, when someone goes missing for seven years without being found that person is declared dead.

Castro and Janet Bandu went missing at Ada after they fell into Volta Lake while cruising on a jet ski. The bodies of the two have still not been found.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ashanti Regional National Patriotic Party Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as 'Chairman Wontumi', has caused a stir on social media with his new video.

Chairman Wontumi is known for his funny style of speaking English despite his wealth and power and he displayed this is a funny new video.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Chairman Wontumi said anytime someone asks him a question in English he answers that question based on how he understands it in Twi.

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