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General News of Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Source: Starrfmonline.com

Girl, 15, gone missing at Tema

A 15-year-old girl Seli-Ann Amoako Atta has gone missing in Tema since Saturday, January 26, 2019.

According to mother of the missing girl, she took second-hand clothing for sale on Saturday and had not returned as of Sunday when she went to a police station to file a report.

She was to sell the cloths around Tema community 1.

The family in a police report asked for help to trace their daughter.

The development comes in the wake of serial reports of kidnapped girls across the country.

Meanwhile, the Gender Minister Cynthia Morrison has revealed the prime suspect in the series of kidnappings in Takoradi in the Western region has started talking to the police.

A Nigerian national who is believed to be the key suspect in police custody, Willis, has refused to speak since his arrest some weeks ago.

However, during a visit to the families of the kidnapped girls, Madam Morison said the suspect is now speaking up and claims the victims are alive.

“I am happy the culprit has started talking, that is what I wanted because I didn’t believe in he will not talk, he has to talk and he is talking. …According to them, he said they are still alive so let’s take it from there, we shouldn’t speculate,” she told the media.

Meanwhile, the Director-General of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Deputy Commissioner of Police, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo Danquah, has assured families whose children have been kidnapped in Takoradi that they will soon reunite with them.

DCOP Tiwaa Addo Danquah said this in an exclusive interview with Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan after meeting with all the three families in separate meetings on Saturday, January 27th,2018.

The three (3) girls identified as Priscilla Blessings Bentum, Ruth Quayeson and Priscilla Mantebeah Koranchie were kidnapped between August and December were kidnapped at Kansawrodo, Butumagyebu (BU) and Nkroful respectively in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.