From Operation Vanguard Desk
Three suspected Chinese illegal miners, apprehended and detained during an operational patrols in the general areas of Edjakamanso Nkwanta in the Amenfi Central District and Dompoase in the Amansie Central District by personnel from the Western and Ashanti Forward Operation Bases of the National Anti-Galamsey Task Force.
The Day and Night operations were conducted on Tuesday 20th and Thursday 21st November, 2019 respectively, and the suspects include; Tan Hanqun – 53, Wu Yaoguang – 52 and a female, Liao Yafang – 39. They are currently in the grips of the Police and are expected to be handed over to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining in Accra.
Officers Commanding, Major (Maj) W Opoku and Maj F Ackom of the Western and Ashante Forward Operation Bases respectively, led the operations.