Charles Owusu caught up in illegal mining scandal

A man who identifies himself as Charles Owusu who claims to be the relative of the late Chief Executive Officer for the Forestry Commission has been embroiled in illegal mining ongoing in the Taabosere enclave in the western region.

In a report filed by Multimedia’s Erastus Asare Donkor, Charles Owusu is heard calling upon the task force in charge clamping down on illegal mining to leave the concession.

According to the site supervisor, whose name was given as Umar, they are working with the permission of some influential “big men” in the country.

In all, the team towed 10 excavators from the site, also seven Chinese miners were transported to Accra where they will be prosecuted.

 

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