Editor in chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Kweku Baako Jr., shocked the nation Saturday when he revealed that there were a trio of Chinese women, highly influential in the galamsey business, who were able to do whatever they wanted with impunity because they were blackmailing the big men in the country.
According to the veteran reporter, the ladies were in possession of s*x tapes either involving them having s*x with these big men or them having s*x with other Chinese girls, which had been filmed and were being used for blackmail purposes.
However, Kweku Baako’s allegations seemed to have galvanised authorities to move quickly to detain at least one of these women. Aisha, who is the most notorious of the three, was arrested by Immigration officials in the Ashanti region.
Her arrest was made all the more easier considering some Chinese men had already been arrested for engaging in galamsey, and they pointed the finger squarely at Aisha as being their boss.
Read stunning account of her arrest as reported by myjoyonline.
Speaking to Joy News Editor Evans Mensah on Top Story, Monday, the Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration Service gave a shocking blow-by-blow account of how the supposed powerful Chinese woman with a reputation for engaging in illegal mining in Ghana and blackmailing powerful Ghanaians with sex videos was arrested on Saturday
According to Kwame Atuah Sakyi, on hearing the revelation on Newsfile, he quickly called the Interior Minister Ambrose Dery asking for an order to pursue and arrest the Chinese woman. The order came and with dispatch.
He then also directed the Ashanti Region branch of the Immigration Service to move into action and have the woman arrested.
Coincidentally, the Immigration Service in the region had arrested four Chinese in an illegal mine at Amansie in the Ashanti Region. The miners mentioned Aisha as the woman who commissioned them to work in the mine for her.
Powerful as she is, or supposed to be, Aisha appeared with the aim of seeking bail for the four arrested Chinese nationals, Kwame Atuah narrated.
She was denied the right to bail and she left with the explanation that she was going to bring a document that legally gives her a right to bail the four but never returned.
According to Atuah, when the order for her arrest was sent, the Immigration service in Obuasi picked up intelligence about the residence of Aisha and proceeded there.
Drama at her residence
The Comptroller General said Aisha’s house had a barricade too difficult to surmount and his men were constrained but no sooner did three men appear on the scene.
The men, Robert Cabutey, George Appiah Tettehfio Adjase claimed they work at the Flagstaff House and had to meet Aisha, and because Aisha knew who the three men were allowed them access beyond the barricade.
Atuah said his men followed the three men, forced their way into the barricade and had Aisha arrested on Saturday and has since been in the custody of the Immigration service in Accra.
It later turned that the three men were not even working at the Flagstaff House, he added.
He said Aisha and the four Chinese galamsey men are still being investigated. The four are most likely to be repatriated but the Immigration official could immediately say what they intend to do with Aisha.
According to him, they are still investigating the matter and will take a decision once the investigation is done.
Status of Aisha
Kwame Atuah Sakai says the Chinese woman holds a indefinite residence status which means she is married, to a Ghanaian and could stay in the country.
The husband is however out of the country and is set to return in June.