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Chinese Nationals Arrested For Illegal Mining At Lake Sonfon Which Is A Protected Area

The Environment Protection Agency of Sierra Leone had stopped all illegal mining operations that were being carried at Lake Sonfon in the Northern end of Koinadugu by some Chinese nationals.

The Agency through the assistance of the Sierra Leone Police effected out a mass arrest of all the Chinese nationals found at the site and taken them to the Kabala Police Station.

Subsequently, they were transferred to the Panlap Police Station in Makeni town for further investigations.

The Lake Sonfon is a protected area and by law no mining activity will ever be authorized to be carried out around in this lake

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