Three Chinese nationals who were arraigned for allegedly indulging in illegal mining operations at Tarkwa have been granted bail by a court
Yu Hon Lei 59, Luan Jian 51, and Kai Lun, 55 were arrested by the Operation Vanguard team which comprises of Policemen and Military officers in Tarkwa led by Major P.A Derry.
The three who were charged
The court presided over by Mr Emmanuel Bart-Plange Brew granted each person GH¢30,000.00 bail with two sureties.
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He also ordered them to lodge their passports with the Court’s Registry.
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Juliana Essel-Dadzie prosecuting, told the court that at about 1600 hours on July 21, 2018, the operation vanguard team toured some illegal mining sites at Teberebie junction in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality as part of measures to clamp down illegal mining activities in the area.
She said whiles on the exercise the team met the accused mining illegally and apprehended them.
ASP Essel-Dadzie said after thorough investigations the accused persons were charged with the offence.