Today In History: 6 July, 2014, Castro And Janet Bandu Disappeared After A Jet Ski Accident

Exactly Six Years ago on 6 July 2014, Popular Ghanaian hiplife musician, Castro disappeared with Miss Janet Bandu at the Ada Estuary whiles on holiday with the Gyan brothers and friends.

The two were reported to have drowned following a jet ski accident in Ada Estuary while on holiday. The jet ski involved in the accident was recovered on the same day of their disappearance but their bodies had not been recovered, despite a search by the police. The two remain missing till date.

The Hiplife musician would be declared legally dead next year

Janet Bandu's father dies out of grief -


Castro De Destroyer, real name, Theophilus Tagoe, was born in 1982. His debut album, Sradenam, released in 2003, shot him to public prominence and he followed up with subsequent hit albums including Toffee, Comm Centre and African Girls.

Castro (musician) - Wikipedia

He earned the accolade, “The Destroyer” which was attached to his Showbiz name because most of his songs became instant hits. He was also called 50 Cent by close pals due to his striking resemblance to American rapper and artiste, 50 Cent.

Castro endeared himself to many with the release of OdoPa which featured Asamoah Gyan and Kofi Kinaata.

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In the year 2006, he won the Hiplife Artiste of the Year as well as the Hiplife Album of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards with his song “Toffee”. At the 2011 Ghana Music Awards, he won the Best Hiplife Song of the Year which featured Asamoah Gyan with the song “African Girls”.

From next year which marks seven years after his disappearance, the musician can be declared dead. According to The Evidence Act of 1975, Section 33, a person can only be declared legally dead after seven years by a court, where the person in question has not been seen or heard from in seven years despite diligent and persistent efforts to find him.

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