12 Illegal Miners Arrested In Ashanti Region
Twelve persons have been arrested involved in illegal mining activities in the Amanfo Forest Reserved in Amanase West Municipality of Ashanti Region, Pakyi no1.
The arrest was assisted by the police and the tax force while they were able to retrieve one excavator in the cause of the operation.
According to the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Nii Olenu, he received information about the illegal mining activities which go on in the Forest Reserved.
He added that those that were arrested will be handing over to the police for prosecution.