A circuit court in Shamva jailed 77 illegal miners for illegal mining, each of the 77 got 2 years behind bars, The Herald reports.
According to the publication:
77 illegal miners have been sentenced to two years each by a circuit court in Shamva, 112 got 50 days each on charges of criminal trespass.
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The court remanded another 66 in custody pending trial, and fined two for illegal possession of mbanje, one $80 (or 30 days) and one $500 (or five months).
This comes after ZRP launched an operation restore law and order to respond to the menacing terror machete-wielding gangs that have become infamous for terrorising people in gold-rich areas.
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