Castro and Janet Bandu Declared Dead Officially After 7 Years, Ghanaians React

By Stermy 5 Min Read

Castro declared dead: Theophilus Tagoe, popularly known as Castro or Castro Under Fire, Ghanaian hiplife recording artist, Theophilus Tagoe popularly known as Castro or Castro Under Fire together with his girlfriend, Janet Bandu have been officially declared dead by law.

The legendary Ghanaian musician and his girlfriend disappeared on 6th of July, 2014 at the Ada Beach (Ada Estuary).

According to reports, they were on holiday having fun with Asamoah Gyan and some friends and went for a jet ski trip at Ada Estuary where they went missing and believed to have drowned.

Last Picture of Catro at Ada before the incident

The news of their disappearance took the whole of Ghana and fans of the musician across the world as a very big shock.

After days of the search for the two, Castro and Janet, their bodies were not found but the. jet ski involved in the accident was recovered on the same day of their disappearance.

Castro and Janet Bandu

Castro is Dead: Well, Today, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, marks exactly seven (7) years they have been missing without any sign of them being alive.

And as it stands, it is a day to declare them both officially dead by the law of the country.

According to Section 33 of Ghana’s Evidence Act, if a person has not been heard of for seven years despite diligent effort to find that person, he will be presumed dead.


Ghana’s Evidence Act, Section 33:

Section 33 of Act titled, ‘Death after seven years absence’, reads, “where a person has not been heard of for seven years despite diligent effort whether or not within that period, to find that person, that person is presumed to be dead. There is no presumption as to the particular time when that person died.”

Social media is flooded with photos of the legendary musician and his girlfriend as friends, colleagues in the music and entertainment and fans worldwide show their respect in mourning him with their tributes.


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