T’di kidnappings: Two sentenced to death

The Sekondi High Court has sentenced to death the two accused persons behind the kidnapping and subsequent murder of four Takoradi girls.

Justice Richard Adjei Frimpong, however, gave Nigerians Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Orji 30 days to appeal the judgement if need be.

Prior to judgement that there was little to no action on Friday, March 5 at the premises of the Sekondi High Court as Justice Adjei Frimpong prepared to give the verdict.

The case has generated intense interest in the across the country over the years.


Before it was transferred to the Sekondi High Court from the Takoradi District Court, the case had hearings record a crowd of enthusiastic residents who were eager to hear the punishment of the two suspects.

Airwaves of radio stations in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis were always inundated with calls of concern after each court hearing.

The only center of attraction was the group of armed of police officers who normally escort the two suspects to court.

All seven members of the jury were present on the day of judgement.

Three of the families of the “murdered” girls were also present.

Apart from the family of Ruthlove Quayson all the rest, present, sat in a pensive mood as the Presiding Judge read out the ruling.

The family of Ruthlove Quayson, has since long, shown disinterest in the case.


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