Yesterday, June 6, 2021, marks exactly seven years since the disappearance of award-winning Ghanaian musician Castro and according to the Constitution of Ghana, he has been officially declared dead.
This is in accordance with the Evidence Act of 1975, Section 33, which states that 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.
Is not a matter of forcefully declaring Castro dead. But by operation of law pursuant to the Evidence Act 323.
It’s sad..! Under pic.twitter.com/URBK66xdda
However, Castro’s family and some of his colleagues are yet to come to terms with his passing, whiles others have taken to their social media platforms to mourn him.
Some section of music enthusiast and celebrities eulogized the late musician, by recounting fond memories of him. The likes of Kwaw Kese, D-Black, Keche and many others have taken to social media to mourn the death of Castro.
Theophilus Tagoe, popularly known as Castro, disappeared with his alleged girlfriend Janet Bandu at the Ada Estuary while on holiday with the Gyan brothers (Asamoah Gyan and Bafour Gyan) and friends on July 6, 2014.
Castro and the lady were reported to have drowned following a Jet Ski accident at Ada Estuary.
While the Jet Ski involved in the accident was recovered on the same day of their disappearance, their bodies were not, despite a search by the police. The pair remain missing to date.
Below is how some Ghanaian users on Twitter reacted to the news
Castro forever pic.twitter.com/bpJiw6GdvQ
— #BumBum Out now (@kwawkese) July 6, 2021
Rest In Peace Castro. What’s your favorite Castro’s line? pic.twitter.com/coM6Bgr73W
— broken heart (@broken_heart490) July 6, 2021
Forever Legend Castro
Wherever Castro is, he will forever remain a legend. That voice, dancing moves and style pic.twitter.com/p7vgqkE7pm
— Sirr Madiba Mandela (@madibaoctopus3) July 6, 2021
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Source: Ghana Music