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Ex-Lol State Commissioner Arrested For Involving In Illegal Gold Mining

A former commissioner in Lol state and six other people have been arrested for alleged involvement in illegal gold mining activities in his County

Alamin Ahmed, the former Commissioner of Kafia Kinyja, was dismissed from office last week and immediately apprehended along with his executive director, deputy director, three Sudanese miners and a South Sudanese national. 

Lol state Minister for information, Anei Anei Juach says Ahmed instructed the area executive director and his deputy to give the green light to the illegal miners.

Juach says by the time of arrest, the miners had dug three hundred out of one thousand planned illegal gold wells in Kafia Kinyja.

The suspects have been taken to Wau for further investigation. 

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