I slapped suspect out of frustration - Mother of kidnapped Tadi girl

By Wendy Amarteifio
The 3 missing Takoradi girls

The mother of one of the kidnapped Takoradi girls, Comfort Arhin who slapped a suspect standing trial has blamed her actions on frustration.

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the Takoradi Circuit Court, the mother of one of the missing girls Ruthlove Quayson attacked one of the suspects, Samuel Udoetuk Wills.

The mother furious by the not guilty plea of the suspect could not help it but slap the suspect when he was being ushered out of the court.

Speaking on Starr FM, Madam Arhin also accused the police of not compromising in finding the whereabouts of the missing girls

''The police threatened to arrest me after I slapped him. I took the action because I was frustrated. Ghanaians should rise up and get the police to act. We have no one to turn to, it's my turn today, it can be another's tomorrow ''.

At proceedings in court yesterday, Chief State Attorney, Patience Klinogo, disclosed that the accused persons used coded language on kidnapping and other crimes in their conversations on Facebook.

She told the court that the interaction of the accused persons was detected on the mobile phone of the second accused, John Oji, after police arrested him on June 4, 2019, at Aflao around the Ghana-Togo border.

The case has been adjourned to October 16, 2019.

Meanwhile, the two suspects, Sam Udoetuk Wills and John Oji have been charged with six counts of conspiracy to commit crime to wit kidnapping and kidnapping.