Osafo Maafo justifies why galamsey Queen Aisha Huang was ‘freed’


Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo has justified the decision by an Accra High Court to free embattled Chinese galamsey queen Aisha Huang who was deported back to China, her home country in December last year.

At a town lobby meeting as of late held outside the nation, Mr. Yaw Osafo Maafo is heard in a broadly flowed video saying it doesn’t serve in light of a legitimate concern for any Ghanaian to have Aisha Huang imprisoned in Ghana where she was asserted to have carried out the wrongdoing in conspiracy with others.

“Putting [Aisha Huang] in prison in Ghana won’t take care of your cash issue. It won’t satisfy you or me cheerful”, he uncovered to opposite yells from the foundation that they ought to have in any event imprisoned her.

Attempting to clarify off the problematic idea of the issue he included “We have a generally excellent association with China. The primary organization that is building up the foundation framework in Ghana is Sinohydro, it is a Chinese Company. The one is going to help process our bauxite and give about $2 billion to us. So when there are these sort of courses of action there are different things in the background. Putting [Aisha Huan] in prison in Ghana won’t tackle your cash issue. It won’t fulfill you or me glad.

That isn’t essential… the most critical thing is that she has been expelled out of Ghana. There are numerous different things past what we find in these issues and everyone is wide wakeful. The most critical thing is that we built up guidelines and we are ensuring our condition. That is definitely more imperative than one Chinese lady who has been ousted back to her nation”


The Chinese unlawful mining “ruler,” En Huang otherwise known as Aisha, and the four other Chinese nationals who were captured for their inclusion in illicit mining (galamsey) in Ghana, in December a year ago were extradited

This, pursued the recording of a nolle prosequi to stop the preliminary by a State Attorney, Ms Mercy Arthu who introduced the application to the Accra High Court, managed by Mr Justice Charles Ekow Baiden

Aisha and her countrymen were summoned under the steady gaze of court on May 9, 2017 for taking part in unlawful little scale mining at Bepotenten in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region.

She was accused of three checks of undertaking little scale mining tasks, in spite of Section 99 (1) of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703); giving mining bolster administrations without substantial enlistment with the Minerals Commission, in opposition to the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703), and the illicit work of remote nationals, as opposed to the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573).

The other four blamed people were accused of noncompliance for mandates given by or under the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573).

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As indicated by the arraignment, Aisha had a mining concession at Bepotenten and furthermore worked a mining bolster administrations organization.


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