Missing Tadi girls: DNA test confirms death of victims
The DNA test carried out on the human parts found in the vicinity of the suspected kidnapper’s home have been confirmed by the Police to be that of the four girls who went missing in Takoradi.
Acting Inspector General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh confirmed this report.
Families of the girls have been informed by the police about the report, the acting IGP has disclosed.
The Police also added that further investigations revealed that the girls were victims of a “serial kidnapping and murdering syndicate that operated in the Takoradi area.”
Below is the statement from the Police
“A few mintues ago, officers of the Ghana Police service informed 4 families in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana that the DNA test conducted on some human remains discovered into the course of police investigations into the disapperance 4 missing girls have turned positive, as the remains of the girls. The Ghana Police service has with regret informed the families that the remains of Ruth Abakah, Priscilla Kuranchie, Ruth Love Quayson, Priscillla Blessing Bentum.”
“Investigations now establish that the girls were victims of a serial kidnapping and murdering syndicate that operated in the Takoradi area.”
“While for various reasons we were unsuccessful in obtaining an accurate actionable intelligence in good time to enable us resuce the girls, we believe that the arrest of the culprits has effectively thwarted the ability of this syndicate to have continued with further kidnappings and murders.”