Two Chinese arrested for galamsey on Pra River

[Ghanacrimes.com] —- Two Chinese nationals have been arrested on April 28, 2021 for engaging in galamsey.  They were caught mining in the Pra River.

They were arrested by the Wassa East District Security Council in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service.

The Chinese illegal miners had set their machines on the river and have been mining with impunity. Their arrest comes after Government of Ghana directed the Ghana Armed Forces to flush out all miners from Ghana’s river bodies.

They will be transported to Accra and will be dealt with according to the laws of Ghana.