The Ghana Police Service says it has arrested the chief of Sefwi Elubo and his brother and are pursuing six others “in connection with illegal mining in Sefwi Elubo township in the Western North Region”.
“The suspects, Nana Anini Baffour and his brother Kwadwo Affi were arrested following Police investigation of a video circulating on social media showing illegal mining activities in some compound houses of the town," the statement signed by Director, Public Affairs, Chief Superintendent of Police, Grace Ansah-Akrofi said.
Investigation has so far discovered dug-out pits from the compound leading to the bedroom of the chief’s brother,” the statement added.
“As investigation continues, we would like to assure the public that all those involved will be brought to face justice,” the statement concluded.
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