Ghanaians are set to witness the legal declaration of Theophilus Tagoe popularly known as Castro De Destroyer and video vixen Janet Bandu as dead today after 7 years of disappearance.
The legendary musician together with the video vixen disappeared on June 6, 2014, at Ada Beach resort in Accra.
It was reported that the two while on holiday with the Gyan brothers went for a Jet Ski at the resort and estuary where they went missing.
What the law says about a missing person
By the Laws of Ghana, Castro and Miss Janet Bandu can only be declared legally dead by a court after seven years.
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.
Early life and career
He was born in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana in 1982 to Lydia Tagoe (a trader) and a Mr. Cofie (an accountant). He had his primary and Junior high education at the All Saints Anglican Primary School in Takoradi.
He started singing as early as age 10 and entered the musical scene with his 2003 hit song “Sradinam”. He had features on the hip-life group 4×4 hit track, “Sikletele,” which officially introduced him to the local music scene before he launched his debut album in 2003.”Sradinam” soon became one of many Ghanaians’ favorite hits.
Castro’s dream was to retire and become a producer. His dream was to help bring to the limelight talented unknown young artists. He believes that this will develop the young talented artist and groom them for the market by becoming a producer.
Castro was a friend of the Ghana national football team’s captain, Asamoah Gyan. The duo recorded three albums together. “African Girls” was another hit of theirs.
Ghana Music Awards
In the year 2006, he won the Hiplife Artiste of the Year as well as the Hiplife Album of the Year, with his song “Toffee”. This award won him so much recognition in and outside Ghana.
In the year 2011, he won the Best Hiplife Song of the Year which featured Asamoah Gyan with the song “African Girls”.