A mining company, C&G ALEKSA Limited, has sued the government over the seizure of its vehicles, machines and money by the Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal mining.
The suit was filed at the Takoradi High Court with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Attorney-General (A-G) as the defendants.
C&G ALEKSA is seeking, among other reliefs, a declaration from the court that the invasion of its mining site and seizure of its items is “unlawful and illegal.”
It also wants an order directed at “the defendants to release its
According to the plaintiff, the seized items include three pick up vehicles, excavators, excavator chains, electric machines, oxygen cylinders, hydraulic oil pumps and a sum of Gh₵500,000.
Case of ALEKSA
In its statement of
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It averred that on February 9,
According to the statement of
“Unless compelled by this court, the Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal mining shall not release the machinery, equipment