Tebogo Msimanga |
Two suspects aged 24 and 29 were arrested on Friday during an intelligence driven multidisciplinary disruptive operation conducted by the Hawks` in Barberton Bo Hill Kamadakwa Section,Mpumalanga.
Captain Dineo Sekgotodi said they received information about a suspect who was running two semi laboratories that were allegedly processing gold-bearing materials in Barberton Bo Hill.
“The team proceeded to the identified addresses whereby the suspects were found busy crushing the gold-bearing materials and the two were arrested.”
Sekgotodi added that other types of equipment used for gold-bearing processing materials were seized for further investigation.
The two suspects will appear before the Barberton Magistrate Court on Monday 22 February 2021.