Two Chinese nationals who have defied a directive to stop mining illegally in forest reserves and water bodies have been arrested at Asankragua in the Western Region of Ghana.

They were arrested on Tuesday together with their Ghanaian collaborators.

They had returned to the forest to mine illegally disregarding the ministerial and presidential directives for all illegal mining in those areas and in water bodies to stop, reports Dotsey Koblah Aklorbortu.

Source: Graphic