Takoradi kidnapped girls: Udoetuk Wills and John Oji sentenced to death by hanging

The Sekondi High Court has sentenced to death the two Nigerian nationals, Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Oji, who are standing trial for the murder of four girls in Takoradi.

Missing Takoradi girls

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The suspects were sentenced to death by hanging.

The High Court presided over by Justice Richard Adjei-Frimpong, an Appeals Court Judge found the two guilty by the seven-member jury at the Sekondi High Court on Friday, March 5, 2021.

The suspects have been given 30 days to appeal the sentence.

  • Ruth Abakah – July 29, 2018. She was last seen by her family at Diabena Methodist Church. She was 19 years. 
  • Priscilla Blessing Bentum – August 17, 2018, captured at Kansawurodo. 21 years. 
  • Ruth Love Quayeson – December 4, 2018, captured at Butumagyebu junction. 18 year.
  • Priscilla Mantseabea Koranchie – December 21, 2018, captured at Nkroful Junction. 15 years.


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