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

Please follow and like us:

  • 0
  • Share
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 government’s fight against galamsey.

Col. William Agyepong told the delegation majority of the arrested persons are between the ages of 18 to 34 years.

He said a speedy prosecution of the suspects can deter others and boost the morale of the taskforce.

Briefing the government delegation on their challenges, Col. William Agyapong said inadequate logistics have become a major constraint to the taskforce.

The limited number of vehicles and communication gadgets according to Colonel, has stalled their operations and in some cases defeated their resolve to end galamsey.

Col. William Agyapong has however expressed satisfaction at the successes the team has achieved within a short period.

Dominic Nitiwul after walking through vast areas of degraded forest was full of praise for the taskforce.

“People need to come down and see for themselves. If you don’t see it yourselves you won’t [fully] appreciate it” he told journalists. He expressed sadness that Ghanaians can destroy their own environment.

“Ghana, we need to sit up. This is not allowed in any country”, he told Joy News’ Latif Iddrisu.

Government has vowed to keep boots on the ground for as long as it takes to stop illegal mining. Information minister Mustapha Hamid has said the taskforce could last for two years.

FROM: MJOYONLINE.

FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com

DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).  Ghana Media World will not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate or incorrect statements contained in this article.” © GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

HAVE A SAY. WHAT DO YOU THINK? DROP COMMENTS!

SOURCE:  WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

@ghanamediaworld on Twitter / lnstagram  ghanamediaworld

Do you have a story for The Ghanameiaworld Online news team? Email us at ghanamediaworld@gmail.com Or call us:

THE NEWS ITEMS ARE REAL  AND WE ARE NOT FAKE MEDIA,WE ARE HERE  FOR YOU  BECAUSE OF  TRUELY MEDIA. IF NOT BECAUSE OF YOU, WE CANNOT BE GHANA MEDIA WORLD. OR WHAT WE HAVE REACH TO BE NOW.WE PUBLISH WHAT IS TRUELY INSIDE THE MEDIA OF THE WORLD, FROM JOURNALIST NEWS,MEDIA NEWS, STARS NEWS, PERSONAL PRIVATE ADVERTISED AND CELEBRATIES NEWS,AND FROM THE PEOPLE WE GET TO KNOW,THE REAL NEWS FROM AND TO GHANA MEDIA WORLD, WITHOUT HIDDEN THINGS FROM YOU AND FROM THE TRUTH THAT WE GET FROM MEDIA AND JOURNALIST.AND ALSO SOMEWHERE WE GET TO KNOWN.OUR MEDIA PAGE IS STILL NOT COMPLETED,THERE IS A LOTS TO BE DONE IN GHANA MEDIA WORLD PAGE ONLINE.FOR THE MEAN TIME WE PUBLISHED NEWS,WE ADVERTISE FOR PEOPLE,ETC.LISTEN TO MANY RADIO STATIONS IN OUR PAGE BY CLICK.

READ MORE @ WWW.GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM

CONTACT OF MEDIA AND ADVITISED IN OUR WEBPAGE ,IF YOU NEED PROFECTIONALS RADIO STATION LIVE STREAMING FOR BROADCASTING TOOLS PLUS WEBPAGE,DOMAIN,WE ARE NUMBER ONE PROFECTIONALS TO HELP YOU,FOR QUETIONS,DONATIONS,CONTACT OUR E-MAIL ADDRESS  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com

SHARE OUR PAGE AND LIKE US IN FACEBOOK,INSTAGRAM,WHATSAPP,PINTEREST,YOUTUBE,LINKEDIN.

WE ARE NUMBER ONE TRUELY MEDIA.

 

 

Facebook Comments

Please follow and like us:

  • 0
  • Share

SHARE THIS:

Comment Below

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.