Chinese galamsey woman remanded in prison custody
Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden has remanded into prison custody the popular 31-year-old Chinese woman Aisha Huang – Aisha and three of her accomplices are are facing the law for the illegal involvement in illegal mining – She and her assigns had degraded lands, destroyed cocoa farms and polluted water bodies in several communities in the country An Accra Criminal High Court has remanded into prison custody, the Chinese woman, Aisha Huang and her three accomplices into prison custody for their alleged involvement in illegal mining [galamsey] in Ghana. Fly fm gh can report that prosecutor for the Ghana Immigration Service, Peter Klaver Antuo prayed the court not to grant the suspects bail, as they will require one more week to complete investigations.
According to the immigration prosecutor, it was very difficult for them to arrest Aisha and her three accomplices.
Presiding judge, Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden upheld the prosecutor’s plea, rejecting the defence from the suspects’ lawyer Daniel Awuku. The judge subsequently remanded them into Nsawam prison custody until the next court sitting set for May 23, 2017.
Aisha Huang was finally nabbed when she went to the GIS regional office to plead for the release of the four Chinese illegal miners, even though she was being sought after without her knowledge.