3rd suspect in Takoradi Kidnap arrested in Nigeria



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Unconfirmed reports suggests that a 3rd suspect has been arrested in Nigeria in connection with the three girls kidnapped in Takoradi.

15-year old Priscilla Mantebea Koranchie, Priscilla Blessing Bentum, 21, and Ruth Love Quayson have been kidnapped since August of 2018.

Main suspect Nigerian Sam Udoetuk Wills who was re-arrested after breaking out of police custody in connection with these girls, was handed a 36-months jail term for breaking out of cell.

John Oji was also arrested in connection with the kidnap of the girls.

The 3rd suspect popularly known as Chika has reportedly been apprehended by the Nigerian Police who are making plans to hand him over to Ghana Police.

Meanwhile, the third family in the three kidnapped Takoradi girls saga has accepted to assist the Police to conduct DNA tests to determine the identities of the skeletons that were retrieved from a Kansaworodo and Nkroful, both suburbs of Takoradi.

The family members of Ruth Love Quayson had initially objected to aid the Police in its quest to conduct DNA tests on the remains retrieved In Takoradi.

Meanwhile, Family members of two Priscilla Blessing Bentum, 21, and Priscilla Mantebea Koranchie, 18, already agreed to assist the police.

The Spokesperson for the Family, Micheal Hayford, confirmed the new development on Atinka FM’s AM Drive with host Ekourba Gyasi.

In an Update on human remains in Takoradi, the Police says it has discovered a fourth set of human remains in a well at Nkroful new site at Takoradi.

The remains, according to an official Facebook post by Ghana Police, were discovered at an uncompleted building where Samuel Willis Udutoek was re- arrested in connection with missing persons and later convicted for unlawful escape.

According to the Police, Investigations are underway to establish the identity of the remains while Police continue with all angles of the ongoing investigation.

The Criminal Investigative Department of the Police has revealed that forensic scientists are currently to facilitate the procedure for the DNA examination.

 

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com | Vivian Adu Boatemaa