The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a 29-year old Chinese national ,Gang Deng, over alleged illegal mining in Ilorin, Kwara State.

In a statement by the Commisssion’s Head of Media and Publicity,Wilson Uwujaren said Deng was arrested on Friday and found to be in possession of crude minerals without authority.

According to him a truck load of minerals suspected to be lepidolite was recovered from him.

Uwujaren noted that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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