The two Nigerians, Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Oji have been found guilty of kidnapping and killing the four Takoradi girls. They have subsequently been sentenced to death by hanging.
In a Graphic Online report, the two were found guilty by the jury at the Sekondi High Court Friday, March 5, 2021.
The High Court presided over by Justice Richard Adjei-Frimpong, an Appeals Court Judge with additional responsibility as High Court judge, gave the sentence after the 7-member jury found them guilty.
They have been given 30 days within which they can appeal the sentence.
The #bringbackourTaadigirls campaign caught the attention of the nation in 2019 after the first, Priscilla Bentum, was kidnapped in August 2018. Two more girls were grabbed in December.
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Monday 16th, 2019, the acting Inspector General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh revealed that the DNA test carried out on the human parts found in the vicinity of the suspected kidnapper’s home is that’s of the four missing girls.