The Bono Regional Minister, Madam Justina Owusu Banahene together with security officials has arrested a 36-year-old man suspected to be one of the notorious miners at the Dormaa East District
The galamsey kingpin is allegedly housing and sponsoring the activities of Galamsey in the district and his accomplice, Stephen Ansu was together arrested at one Galamsey site. A search in Kofi Damoa’s house saw two guns, cartridges and pumping machines he uses for his operations
He was taken into police custody by the security forces under the command of the regional minister. This according to the minister, will help president Akufo Addo’s aim of ending illegal mining and its effects on our environment
Madam Justina Owusu Banahene also tasked the traditional rulers to take the lead in fighting this canker because according to her, they cannot watch for their rivers and forest to be destroyed by a few greedy people.
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