# At least 36 suspects have been arrested in connection with alleged possession of suspected stolen property, illegal mining and contravention of the Immigration Act in Kagiso in the West Rand District. This follows a large-scale operation by the police. Tools of trade for illegal mining such as generators, pendukas, gas bottles, steel brackets and gold bearing material, were also seized during the operation. The suspects are expected to appear in court soon.
Police operations against illegal mining in Gauteng very successful