Police officials in Ellembelle, in the Western Region, have located and retrieved one of the missing excavators in a mining forest.
A press statement by the police stated that the excavator was found on Tuesday after days of intelligence operations.
â€œA team of operations and intelligence officers working day and night discovered the missing excavator several kilometers into a forest within the Ellembelle District.â€
The Police have also arrested the District Chief Executive of Ellembelle, Kwasi Bonzoh, and three others for alleged obstruction.
Police claim Kwasi Bonzoh â€œorganised and led some thugs to attack the police and obstruct the operation.â€
The Ellembelle Police officers have assured to continue with their investigation to recover the other excavator and arrest all those behind it to face justice.