From Operation Vanguard Desk
Four (4) Chinese nationals, believed to be actively involved in illegal mining, have been arrested by the Western Forward Operation Base (FOB) of the National Anti-Galamsey Task Force.
The arrest on Friday 22 November 2019, was effected at the general area of Asumpa, in the Prestea Huni Valley District and the culprits were; Qin Shiyong – 40 years, Wei Qing – 40, Wei Jian Ping – 48 and Qin Haoyang 30.
The suspects are currently being detained at the Aboso Police Station, awaiting to be transferred to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), in Accra for further investigation.
The operation was conducted under the command of the Officer Commanding FOB West – Major W Opoku.