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47 illegal miners arrested by Operation Vanguard
Six Chinese National and 41 Ghanaians suspected illegal miners have been arrested by Operation Vanguard on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Five of the Chinese were arrested by FOB Central during operation conducted in Ankwaso in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Region.
The suspects were handed over to the Dunkwa Police Command pending their transfer to the Ghana Immigration Service.
Another suspect was arrested at Aboaboso at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region.
The Ghanaians were also arrested at Kukua Village, Taluka, Ankobra, Enyinase, Salman, Eshiamu, Gwira, Shiamu and others in the Ezema East Municipality of the Western Region.
The suspects have been handed over to the Salman Police Command for further investigation.