The ‘galamsey’ queen appeared in court docket on Wednesday after being remanded into Police custody for 2 weeks when she was re-arrested final month.
Today, in court docket, state prosecutors whereas presenting their case said the primary accused sneaked out of the country after her initial arrest and couldn’t be prosecuted.Aisha Huang, in accordance to the D/Inspr Eric Osei-Mensah, then re-entered in a similar way this year.
“The 1st accused again resumed the small scale mining activities without license and together with the 2nd, 3rd and 4th accused persons engaged in the purchase and sale of minerals in Accra without valid authority granted as required by the Minerals and Mining Act,” parts of the cost sheet read.
But Captain Nkrabea Effah Dartey who has been the lawyer for the primary accused since she was first arrested in 2017 contested the prosecutors’ assertion.
In an interview with JoyNews on Wednesday, he noted that Aisha Huang didn’t flee the country.
“What happened was that I was defending Aisha Huang at High Court Criminal 1, then on the day that we were supposed to open our defense, the Attorney-General entered a nolle prosequi, which means do not prosecute, then the A-G took my client out of the court, the next thing I heard the next day was that my client has been flown out of Ghana back to China or wherever.