Illegal Mining Anti-galamsey taskforce goes wild; burns excavators

The minerals and mining acts Offences and Penalties state that all confiscated equipment in relation to mining must be reserved in police custody

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The joint military and police taskforce deployed to help curb illegal mining has defied the Minerals and Mining Act 2015. Section 99, as they confiscated and set ablaze six excavators on Tuesday morning at Bamso and Kwabeng, all in the Eastern Region.

The minerals and mining acts Offences and Penalties state that all confiscated equipment in relation to mining must be reserved in police custody.

 

READ MORE: Anti-galamsey taskforce clash with illegal miners; one dead

Popularly known as ‘Galamsey’, the illegal mining menace has destroyed water bodies and caused devastating ‘destructions to the various communities in which the practice endemic.

Watch the video of the excavators burning:

 

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
2 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
3 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
4 Illegal Drugs Ghana leads Africa in marijuana use; ranks 3rd in...bullet
5 Alleged Stealing 5 Tamale Teaching Hospital staff face dismissalbullet
6 Judgement 3 men who robbed Akua Donkor jailed 60 yearsbullet
7 Green Card Trump ends visa lottery: over a million Ghanaians...bullet
8 Sex Workers Chinese prostitutes invade Wassa Akropong;...bullet
9 Redevelopment Mahama opens Kejetia market today [Photos]bullet
10 Adult Movies ICE TV to go to court over porn banbullet

Top Videos

1 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head with a blockbullet

News