A Takoradi District Magistrate Court has sentenced the alleged Kidnapper, Samuel Wills, who has refused to open up about the kidnapped girls, into 36 months imprisonment.
The jail term was handed over to the accused on the morning of Monday April 29, Empire FM’s Emmanuel Ohene Gyan reported from court.
The accused who was charged initially on three counts: Escaping from lawful custody, causing damage and resisting arrest but was acquitted and discharged on the last count due to lack of evidence.
The residence magistrate, his worship Michael Ampadu, found him guilty on escaping from lawful custody and causing damage.
He subsequently sentenced him to 18 months on each of the charges.
The sentencing of Wills paves way for the substantive kidnapping case of the three Takoradi girls to be heard.
The convict who claimed to have played a part in the kidnapping of the three missing girls, contacted his victims several times through mobile phone communications.
Police investigations revealed that through the interactions, Samuel Wills who is a Nigerian citizen, gave his first and second victims assurances jobs opportunities while promising to gift the third a mobile phone.
By Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan