- Eight excavators believed to bbe owned NPP's women's organiser, Kate Gyamfua, have been burnt
- The excavators were burnt in an operation by the anti-galamsey taskforce on Saturday, May 15, 2021
- The machines were reportedly operating at a galamsey site in the Atiwa area of the Eastern region
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Kate Gyamfua, the National Women's Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has reportedly lost eight excavators.
The eight excavators were lost as part of the operations of the military task force against galamsey (illegal mining).
A Facebook post by Starr FM's morning show host, Francis Abban, has indicated that the military task force burnt the eight excavators in the Eastern Region.
A report on Adomonline.com has suggested that the excavators are part of about 20 such machines which were burnt in the operation.
The operation, the report added, took place across Larbikrom, Dompem, and Pamen, which are all located in the Atiwa District.
A video has popped up online showing how the excavators of Kate Gyamfua got destroyed by the task force.
The video shows the excavators set ablaze and being left to burn in the inferno.
A man in the background is heard lamenting that the taskforce had destroyed Kate Gyamfua's machines.
Meanwhile, a Chinese man, believed to be a member of a gold mining syndicate in Ghana, has been busted by the military taskforce against illegal small scale mining along water bodies.
This came to light in a video chanced upon by YEN.com.gh in which a military operative of the taskforce queries the Chinese man on the moral basis for polluting river bodies all in the thirst for gold.
“Do you see what you have done to our river, can you drink this?” he quizzed the Chinese who looked disoriented and ashamed.
The video, captured on the Twitter Page of JoyNews Journalist, Charles Ayitey, shows the military quizzing the Chinese illegal miner.
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