As part of investigations into the Ellembelle excavators, the Police have arrested five Chinese for their involvement in the case.
According to the police, an intelligence-led operation through the night of September 7 till the dawn of September 8 led to the arrest of the five Chinese nationals.
The five are Shi zhong Qix, Wei Lin Xi, Huang Qian Xin, Li Jian Wen and Huang Qian Shang and we’re arrested at their hideout in Esiama in the Ellembelle District in the Western Region.
In a statement, the Police says the Ghana Immigration Service have been contacted for the details of their immigration status and their Ghanaian sponsors to assist with the investigations.
“As investigation continues, we would like to assure the public that all other accomplices both Ghanaians and foreigners will be arrested and brought to face justice”, part of the statement reads.
Meanwhile, the District Chief Executive of Ellembelle, Mr Kwasi Bonzoh has been granted a police enquiry bail.