More

    E/R: 13 illegal miners arrested, 60 mining equipment burnt by GNASSM Taskforce

    Thirteen (13) illegal miners have been arrested by the taskforce of Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM).

    The suspects including some West African Nationals were arrested at Accra Village, Mampong, Nkatieso, Mokyere, and other places operating on the Birim river.

    - Advertisement -Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

    The GNASSM Taskforce commander Don Chebe said the operations took place on Thursday and Friday. He said close to a hundred(100) chanfai and water pumping machines were burnt while others were retrieved.

    The Vice President and Secretary of GNASSM respectively Sampson Kofi Wiredu and Godwin Armah respectively said the operation is to augment effort by government to clamp down on illegal miners whose activities continue to create a mess in the mining industry.

    The GNASSM Taskforce commander Don Chebe said the operations took place on Thursday and Friday. He said close to a hundred(100) chanfai and water pumping machines were burnt while others were retrieved.

    The Vice President and Secretary of GNASSM respectively Sampson Kofi Wiredu and Godwin Armah respectively said the operation is to augment effort by government to clamp down on illegal miners whose activities continue to create a mess in the mining industry.

    TRENDING

    - Advertisement -spot_img

    MORE NEWS

    %d bloggers like this: