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Chinese woman arrested with 4 trucks of rosewood in Tamale

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A Chinese woman identified as Hellen Huang has been arrested in Tamale conveying four trucks of rosewood from Tumu in the Upper West Region of Ghana through Tamale to Tema in the Greater Accra region.

She was arrested at the Vittin Barrier in Tamale. According to the Northern Regional Crime Officer, Supt Otuo Acheampong, the 43-year-old Helena Huang is in their custody after she was arrested on Monday night.

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Speaking to the media on the arrest, Supt Otuo Acheampong said:

“My men arrested a Chinese woman Helena Huang with two trucks full of rosewood last night in Tamale and our initial investigations established that the suspect did not have log measurements and conveyance certificate as well as lumber expectations certificate.

“The suspect Helena Huang insists she has all the documents but we will for now keep her in our custody till investigations are over,” he added.

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Hellen Huang after she was arrested

But Helena Huang insists she has all the legal document requested of her and she has called her sister to bring them to her. She also revealed she was asked to pay GH¢200 each for the trucks by the police when they stopped but she refused leading to the arrest.

Hellen Huang with the police

“I have called my sister to bring all the documents and anytime soon she will be at the regional police headquarters with the documents,” she stated. “I was asked by the police to pay GH¢ 200.00 for each of the trucks,” Helena Huang added.

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Meanwhile, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has placed a ban on the Transportation, Conveyance and Exportation of rosewood until further notice since the beginning of 2019.

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