- The husband Rhodaline Amoah-Darko, a staff of the Lands Commission has been accused of her disappearance
- The Asokwa District Court in Kumasi has slapped him with the charge of kidnapping
- Investigations revealed that ransom messages sent by kidnappers was traced to a location closer to their residence
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The husband Rhodaline Amoah-Darko, a staff of the Lands Commission in the Ashanti region who was reported missing has been accused of being behind her disappearance.
The Asokwa District Court in Kumasi has slapped him with the charge of kidnapping after police investigation revealed that all the mobile phone communications were linked to the suspect, who is a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Rhodaline Amoah-Darko was reported missing after she reportedly left home at Gyenyase in Kumasi on August 30, 2021, and did not return.
Her husband reported the incident of her disappearance to the police
According to a report filed by Starrnews, communication from her mobile phone from suspected kidnappers asking for a ransom was traced to a location not far away from her residence.
Interestingly, a message from the husband’s phone reporting the incident to relatives was also traced from the same location of the suspected kidnappers.
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According to the police, the husband has provided inconsistent responses to that in addition to where Rhodaline went on the day she did not return.
The court has, however, ordered a psychiatric examination to be conducted on the husband of Rhodaline.
A police prosecutor told the court that the husband had told them the alleged kidnappers forced him to send the message.
He also allegedly told the police, according to the prosecutor that he sent Rhodaline to somewhere near Volta Lake but has since not been able to tell exactly where Rhodaline was.
7 BECE candidates die after their boat capsized in Saboba
In an equally sad report, seven people believed to be candidates of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have reportedly died after a boat carrying them capsized.
According to a report filed by 3news.com.gh, the boat which capsized was crossing the Malkpal River at Saboba in the Northern Region.
Information from the police in Saboba indicates that the victims were returning from their head teacher’s farm when the incident happened.
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