The Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame has filed fresh charges against embattled Galamsey queen, Aisha Huang.
The new charges are in respect of offences committed between 2015 and 2017.
According to the fresh charges were filed on Friday September 16, 2022, Aisha Huang is expected to face four offences.
Count One: Undertaking a mining operation without a license contrary to section 99(2)(a) of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006, Act 703 as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act 2019, Act 995.
Count Two: Facilitating the participation of persons engaged in a mining operation contrary to section 99 (2)(a) & (3) of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006, Act 703 as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act 2019, Act 995.
Count Three: Illegal employment of foreign nationals contrary to section 24 of the Immigration Act, 2000 (Act 573).
Count Four: Entering Ghana while prohibited from re-entry contrary to section 20(4) of the Immigration Act, 2000, Act 573.
The Chinese national was arraigned on Friday before the Criminal Division of the High Court presided over by Justice Lydia Marfo and hearing conducted virtually.
Hearing has been adjourned to October 11. The Attorney-General is expected to soon take over the docket from National Security in respect of offences committed this year.
Prosecutors got an Accra Circuit Court to extend a warrant of arrest permitting them to hold her for at least two weeks while they carry out further investigations.
The galamsey queen was initially charged with sale and purchase of minerals in Accra without license and engaging in illegal mining without license.
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