Gold panners arrested for mining under Bulawayo–Masvingo Highway

Whitney Sibanda

Zvishavane – Police has moved in to arrest illegal gold panners who have extended their tunnels to mine under Bulawayo – Harare Highway thereby pausing a threat to stability of the road.

This mining is said to be happening near Twoboy’s Mine near Mtshingwe River in Runde District, Zvishavane.

Midlands Police spokesperson, Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed the development and told The Mirror that there have been a lot of arrests in the area.

It is understood that Police is looking for more suspects that were vandalizing the roads.

“We will deploy more police to arrest people who are involved in this and stop these illegal activities as soon as possible”, said Mahoko.

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