From Op VANGUARD Desk
In an operation conducted on Friday 20th September, 2019, four (4) Chinese nationals suspected of engaging in illegal mining activities, were arrested in the Adansi South District, in the Ashanti Region and have been handed over to the Regional Immigration office in Obuasi for further action.
The suspects who were apprehended by the Operation Vanguard team are, Zhou Jianxu, aged 55, Huang Qiang, 46, Li Si Va, 47, and Li Kon Fon, 45.
In other operations, two (2) locals suspected of illegal mining, were arrested in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality in the Western Region and were handed over to Abosso Police for further action.
In the same operation, 8 excavators, 12 water pumping machines, a locally manufactured pistol, military uniforms and a pair of boots, were seized.