The Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ashanti of Operation Vanguard has arrested six Chinese nationals for engaging in illegal mining (galamsay) in Aboaboso forest in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti region on Monday 4 June, 2018.
They are identified as Wei An, 37, Qiu Wann, 36, Wei Li, 37, Pan Qi Yang, 55, Qin Bu Gi, 48 and Wan Jin Li, also 42 years.
The team also confiscated six excavators, two generator sets, one welding machine, three cylinders and other mining equipment.
Other items seized were one locally manufactured gun, three mobile phones which together with the suspects were handed over to the Datano Police station for further investigation.
Source: Myjoyonline.com | JTM