barrels of diesel, a boat, chamfan generator and other mining equipment worth thousands of Ghana Cedis have been burnt on the River Offin in the Upper Denkyira East District of the Central Region.
These equipment were seized from illegal miners on the River Offin by the Small Scale Miners Association of Ghana (SSMAG) in collaboration with Operation Vanguard and Galamstop.
The gesture was to serve as a warning to others.
The items were destroyed with an excavator before it was set ablaze completely.
A lot of illegal miners were also chased away during the visit.