Ahanta Chiefs Demand Prosecution Of Galamsey Kingpin After Arrest Of Suspect
The Upper Dixcove Traditional Council on Saturday, 21 January 2023, arrested a Galamsey Kingpin at Ahanta Banso with excavators in the Ahanta West Municipality. The suspect has been handed over to the police at Agona Nkwanta.
Reports say, the traditional leaders led by the Asafo Group will converge at the Police Station today to register their concerns about the menace. “We’ll register our displeasure against some high ranking Government appointees and party officials behind the act in front of the
Agona Nkwanta Police Station, mainly to address concerns by the traditional council,” the CChiefs said ahead of a Presser today. Illegal mining popularly known as galamsey is rife in the Ahanta West enclave destroying water bodies, forest and rubber plantations.