25 illegal Miners arrested in Lulekani

By Staff Reporter
LULEKANI- The 25 suspected illegal miners known as zama-zamas arrested at Lulekani in Phalaborwa.
The police said the arrested people are aged 20 and 55, and are alleged to be foreign nationals who are in the country illegally.
The police’s Special Task Force, along with the Hawks and other law enforcement units followed up on information about illegal mining taking place at an abandoned shaft on Wednesday afternoon.
All the arrested suspects are scheduled to appear in the Lulekani Magistrate’s Court, facing charges related to illegal mining.

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