Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District.
Squadron Leader Robison Omane Agyei, PRO of the Operation Vanguard, briefing the media said two suspects were arrested at a site at Bredi engaging in Galamsey and gave the names of the Chinese as; Liq Zing Xeon, 52 years and Mo Quo Wei, 48 years.
The Team chanced on two excavators and immobilised same and also immobilised two engines, a washing machine, 13 changfans and four water pumps.
The seized items and suspects have been handed over to the Agona Police Station for further investigations for possible prosecution.
“Operation Vanguard will like to thank the general public for giving us information to flush out recalcitrant illegal miners, including foreigners.
We call on the public to keep the information coming to us through the various media houses within their locations. Let us help save Ghana now and in the future.”