South African Police Service SAPS has arrested eleven suspects for Illegal mining in Northam. According to SAPS on Twitter, mining vehicles with two trailers worth over 3 million Rands were seized from the suspects.
Check out their post below;
"#sapsHQ Eleven suspects arrested for #IllegalMining in Northam area by the #Hawks. Mining vehicles with two trailers worth over R3 million were seized. They will appear in the Northam Magistrate's court on Friday 28 January 2022. NP"
The activities of illegal miners in South Africa have eaten deep into the country's economy, and serious measures need to be put in place by the government to curb it.
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