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In Memoriam 7 things you ought to know about Castro's disappearance two years after

Castro and Janet Bandu went missing while on a holiday hangout with family and friends including the Gyan brothers at the Holiday resort in Ada in July 2014.

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Two years ago the news of the disappearance of Ghanaian musician, Castro and friend, Janet Bandu took many Ghanaians by shock.

Efforts are still being made to find the bodies of the two who are thought to have drowned in the Ada River, but 2 years after the disappearance of the duo, here are the facts you need to know.

1. The incident happened on 6 July 2014.

Castro and Janet were on a holidaying trip with Asamoah Gyan and Baffour Gyan when they were reported to have drowned. The jet ski used by Castro and his partner was recovered.

2. Castro’s “Seihor” won an award after his death


Seihor won song of the Year award at the 2015 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Seihor beat Guru’s ‘Pooley’, VVIP’s ‘Selfie’, D-Black’s ‘Personal Person’, Samini’s ‘Iskoki’, Sarkodie’s ‘Adonai to win one of the most coveted titles at the award ceremony.

3. There will be no funeral for the “missing” Castro

The family of Castro has indicated that they have no plans of holding a funeral for their missing son. According to the father, he prays that God will reveal “whatever happened” to Castro to the family.

4. Castro is not considered dead yet

Despite not having been seen since the disappearance, Castro has not yet been declared officially dead. According to police regulation, missing persons can only be declared as dead after 7 years of disappearance.

5. Castro allegedly drowned trying to save Janet Bandu


According to initial reports, Castro plunged himself into the river in an attempt to save Janet Bandu who had apparently fallen off the jet ski into the river.

6. Asamoah Gyan has denied reports of having used Castro for “juju“


Rumor have surrounded Asamoah Gyan since the death of Castro with people claiming that the footballer cum musician had sacrificed Castro for spiritual prowess. Asamoah Gyan has however consistently denied these claims on several occasions.

7. Castro released a new song a year and 10 months after his death

A year and 1o months after his strange disappearance, Castro single released a new song called “Kakape” which featured the musician , Obrafour.

Castro and Janet Bandu went missing while on a holiday hangout with family and friends including the Gyan brothers at the Holiday resort in Ada in July 2014.

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