Criminal high court presided over by Justice Charles Edward Ekow Baiden has remanded into Prison custody Galamsey Kingpin AISHA HUANG, the 31-year-old Chinese woman suspected to be one of Ghana’s most powerful illegal miners and her four other Chinese colleagues.
According to immigration prosecutor Peter Klaver Antuo, it took them several hours before they were able to arrest her and her other accomplices and that they will require one more week to complete their investigations hence their application for the accused persons to be remanded.
Defence lawyer Daniel Awuku’s prayer for bail was premised on the fact that his clients have a fix place of residence and that they are prepared to meet any conditions that the court will impose on them. He also proposed that the immigration authorities can go ahead and seize the passports of his clients if they so desire.
However, the presiding judge ruled that he is not satisfied with the prayer of the defence lawyer assuring that his clients will not interfere with investigations. He subsequently remanded them into Nsawam prison custody until the next court sitting set for the 23rd of May 2017.
Source: culled from Wilberforce A. Asare’s Facebook wall.