- The case of the 4 popular Takoradi girls who were kidnapped and reportedly killed was finalised on March 5, 2021, at the Sekondi High Court
- The perpetrators, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, and John Oji from Nigeria were sentenced to death by hanging
- Their parents have spoken in an interview indicating that they have reasons to believe their children are still alive and are not satisfied with the ruling
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Parents of the four Takoradi girls who were kidnapped and subsequently murdered according to a police report have spoken after a brutal sentence was made against the perpetrators at the Sekondi High Court.
As YEN.com.gh earlier reported, the two Nigerians, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, and John Oji were found guilty of the crimes of kidnapping and subsequently killing the four Takoradi girls.
For that reason, they were sentenced to death by hanging in the court ruling that was held on March 5, 2021.
Later that day on Eye-Witness News on Citi 97.3 FM, YEN.com.gh monitored an interview with two parents and one grandparent of the various girls who expressed their dissatisfaction over the ruling.
According to them, it is not apparent that the girls are indeed dead and they would prefer to speak to the perpetrators over the issue rather than have them eliminated with no explanation.
"I don't believe my granddaughter is dead. We were given remains of what was supposed to be her skeletons but they were longer than her height. The skeleton also had teeth that my grandaughter didn't have when she was kidpapped. I don't believe she is dead," one of them said.
The two criminals have been given 30 days within which they can appeal the sentence that has been slapped on them.
In other news, Madam Elizabeth Asantewaa, an aged Ghanaian woman who was sent to launch a bomb attack on Ghana's first president without her knowing is currently in pain.
This came out in an interview with Crime Check Foundation sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official YouTube channel of the charity organization.
According to the woman, the incident happened on March 6, 1964, when at the age of 13, she was given the honour of presenting a bouquet to Dr Kwame Nkrumah at the Independence Square.
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Source: Yen Ghana