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MAN ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL MINING IN MZIMBA

Police in Mzimba have arrested a 25-year-old man for illegal mining clear Quartz – a semi-precious stone in the Perekezi forest in the district.

Mzimba police spokesperson Peter Botha has identified the suspect as Stanley Masiku.

“Masiku was arrested on Wednesday following a tip that he was extracting the semi-precious stones at Luwasazi within the forest,” said Botha.

Masiku was using an excavator and had mounted a tent as his shelter in the forest.

Stanley Masiku is from Mindano Village in Traditional Authority Mwambo in Zomba district.

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