The Ghana Police Service has denied reports of Daily Guide and other media outlets suggesting that the kidnapped Takoradi girls have been rescued. In a statement posted on their Facebook page, the police described the reports as false and assured that they were still working with partner security agencies to rescue the girls.
Check the full text of the police statement below:
NEWS OF RESCUED TAKORADI GIRLS FALSE!
The attention of the Police Administration has been drawn to a Newspaper report in the Daily Guide edition of Wednesday April 24, 2019 titled “T’di Girls Rescued” and wish to state that the report is false and cannot be confirmed by the Police.
The Police Administration is however assuring families of the kidnapped girls and the public that we are working tirelessly with partner agencies to rescue the kidnapped girls.
Police have assigned liaison officers in Takoradi to coordinate information between Police and the families of the kidnapped girls and encourage family leadership to cooperate with the assigned officers.
Journalists, Publishers and media owners are hereby reminded to desist from publishing news without verification from authorized Police sources.