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Police arrest two suspected illegal miners in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has said that in accordance with the Federal Government’s orders prohibiting all mining exercises the nation over and the order given to the security specialists to implement the request, two presumed unlawful diggers have been captured in Bukkuyum Local Government region of the state.

The order said State Commissioner of Police, Barrister Usman Nagogo, drove a Special Task Force group to Kwali mining destinations where the suspects were grabbed.

As per the order’s Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), SP Mohammed Shehu, the mining destinations were attacked following a knowledge report that unlawful diggers were all the while working at the site regardless of a few alerts by the Police Command.

Shehu said that two workers, Hamisu Umar and Dahiru Mohammed were captured at the site, focusing on that others got away into the woods.

He said that one of the suspects, Hamisu Umar affirmed the inclusion of outside nationals, for example, Chinese, Koreans and Burkinabe working as a team with certain Nigerians.

Although they were not met during the strike Operation today. In the interim, the suspects are helping the police with indispensable data that could prompt capture of their pioneers.

A portion of the instruments utilized for the illicit mining were recouped as shows, said Shehu.

The police representative further clarified that a consolidated group of portable cops and Counter Terrorism Unit have been conveyed to assume control over the site to thwart further illicit mining exercises.

He included that the Commissioner of Police, Barrister Usman Nagogi, has, in this way, approached individuals from the general to obey government orders, calling attention to that anyone who goes in opposition to the traditions that must be adhered to will be managed unequivocally

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