Bernard Allotey Jacobs, Former Central Regional Chairman of the NDC

Aggrieved families of deceased girls in Takoradi in the Western region have been urged to find solace in God.

Former Central Regional chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, underscored the need for sober heads to resolve the matter amicably.

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A DNA test conducted by the police on some human remains exhumed near the house of the key suspect revealed the remains were those of the girls.

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The four families are demanding for the bones to conduct an independent DNA test to put matters to rest.

But, speaking on Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem programme Tuesday, Mr Jacobs said the headstrong position taken by the families is not the way to go.

“Don’t act in anger; it is painful but you can’t bring them back so put your trust in God,” he advised.

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The former NDC chairman suggested that some elders of the families lead the negotiation process to get the remains of the girls for burial.

“We need sober headed family elders to help resolve this issue. It has happened and there is nothing you can do about it,” he stressed.

Mr Jacobs appealed to the police service to punish officers who compromise their position while investigating the matter to serve as deterrent to others.

Source: Ghana | | Adwoa Gyasiwaa Agyeman