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More Chinese busted in anti-galamsey operations

The Police in the wee hours of Friday, 9th September 2022, arrested nine more suspects and retrieved three excavators and three pump action guns in another anti-galamsey operation in the Western Region.

The latest arrest comes 24 hours after an intelligence-led operation through the night of 7th September till the dawn of 8th September, 2022 led to the arrest of five Chinese engaged in galamsey at Asiama, in the Ellembe District of the Western Region.

They are: Shi zhong Qix, Wei Lin Xi, Huang Qian Xi, Li Jian Wen and Huang Qian Sheng.

The Ghana Immigration Service has been contacted for details of their immigration status and their Ghanaian sponsors to assist with the investigation.

As investigation continues, the Police has assured the public that all other accomplices, both Ghanaian and foreigners will be arrested and brought to face justice.

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