The task force on illegal mining [galamsey], Operation Vanguard, has arrested 18 illegal miners along the Ayanfuri-Bibiani road
The operation, which started on
The operation took place in communities such as Ayanfuri, Brofoyedu, Abora, Breman, Treposo, Dominase,
The team also extended the operation to illegal mining sites in Bibiani Awaso in Sewfi Bibiani-Anhwaiso-Bekwai District of the Western Region.
The District shares boundaries with Atwima District of the Ashanti Region, and in the East with the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region, and the Amansie East District in the Ashanti Region.
On the South and West, it is bordered by Wassa-Amefi and Sefwi Wiawso Districts in the Western Region.
The team immobilized 85
Suspects and items seized have been handed over to the
The various FOBs continued with operations at illegal mining sites within their area of responsibility.
Ashanti FOB conducted operations to illegal mining sites at Basaanso and Tontokrom in the Amansie West District. The FOB immobilized over 150
Eastern FOB on Thursday conducted operations to illegal mining sites at Asamama and Banso in the Atiwa District. One illegal miner was arrested and the FOB immobilized 10
Western FOB on Friday conducted operations to illegal mining sites at Wassa Kumasi, the Amenfi East District. They arrested two Ghanaians, a Togolese, and seized one locally manufactured gun, eight cartridges, and immobilized 10
Suspects and items seized were sent to Wassa Akropong Police Station for further investigation and possible prosecution.
The FOB immobilized 7 change