16 Chinese illegal miners busted in Krobo forest, 14 pump action guns, 30 excavators, 2 caterpillars retrieved

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The Excavator evacuation unit of the inter-ministerial committee on small scale and illegal mining on Thursday December 6 2018 busted some 16 Chinese illegal miners in the Krobo Forest.

The operation was led by Warrant Officer Class 1 Odei Nyarko.

Items retrieved from the suspects who have since been handed to the Obuasi Police included 14 pump action guns, 1 M16 gun, 200 cartridges,5 cutlasses, 30 excavators, 2 catapillars and 45 thousand Ghana Cedis.

There were Ghanaian accomplices who have also been handed over to the police for investigations to be conducted.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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