Police arrested 4 suspect in Namakwa

Police arrested 4 suspects in Kleinzee, Namakwa during operation Vala Umgodi on Thursday, the 16th of May 2024. Police spokesperson sergeant Molefi Shemane says 3 Lesotho men between the ages of 25 and 32 and one 31-year-old Zimbabwean man were arrested for illegal mining. Shemane says equipment and tools believed to be used in the commission of illegal mining activities were confiscated from the arrested suspects. He says members of the community are encouraged to refrain from allowing illicit mining activities and harboring illegal miners in their communities. The suspects are expected to appear in court soon.

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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