OPERATION VANGUARD CHARGES A-G TO FAST-TRACK PROSECUTION OF 294 SUSPECTS

OPERATION VANGUARD CHARGES A-G TO FAST-TRACK PROSECUTION OF 294 SUSPECTS. The leader of the National taskforce against illegal mining Col. William Agyepong has charged the Attorney General to fast track prosecution of suspects arrested at illegal mining sites. So far, 294 suspected illegal miners have been arrested in the Western, Eastern, and Ashanti regions where a contingent of 400 soldiers and police officers have been stationed to stop the menace. Code named Operation Vanguard, the taskforce since their deployment August 1 have been combing mining zones. Some 35 days into their deployment, a government delegation led by Defence minister Dominic Nitiwul has visited the troops to learn firsthand progress in

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