A total of 907 people were arrested on 14/1/20 at Shamva, Jumbo Mine and Mazowe river in the ongoing operation against illegal mining activities.

The accused persons are being charged for criminal trespass, illegal possession of gold/gold ore, possession of harmful liquids/drugs and other offences.

18 vehicles were impounded while various mining equipment, an assortment of drugs and explosives were recovered. The net is closing in on all those engaging in illegal mining across the country.