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General News of Friday, 7 July 2017

Source: gbcghana.com

AG replaces charge sheet filed against five Chinese illegal miners

The Attorney General has replaced the charges filed against the five Chinese galamsey accused persons with a new one filed on the 5th of this month.

This is the third time the State has replaced the charge sheet which comes with a new fact sheet.

This was after the Senior State Attorney; Mercy Arthur drew the attention of the Court that the State has before it a new charge sheet.

The Defense Lawyer Charles Owusu Juanah told the Court that they have found the two missing passports of the second and third accused persons and submitted them to the Court's registry.

The Court presided over by Charles Edward Ekow Baiden, called for the Registrar and in open court testified that the two passports have been tendered to him.

The Court being satisfied with all the three conditions admitted the second and third accused persons to bail.

The Court has adjourned the case to the 12th of this month to commence trial.