Amotekun Corps have apprehended three Chinese Nationals alongside 20 Nigerians for illegal mining in Ilesha, Osun state.
Insidenaija gathered that the Corps during a sting operation led by its Director-General, Amitolu Shittu, arrested the suspects, biased on an intelligence report, that illegal mining activities were being carried out within the community.
According to an Abuja-based businessman, popularly known as Eng. Paul, those Nigerians arrested at the site comprising 16 northerners and four southerners, as a senator in the state, Francis Fadahaunsi was allegedly fingered in the sabotage.
The Amotekun boss later handed over the three Chinese Nationals to Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, late Thursday night.
The Chinese Nationals were later moved to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) in the Command Meanwhile, as at the time of filing this report, the Chinese Nationals were yet to produce their working permit and other documents requested by the Police.
Speaking with the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Yemisi Opalola, she said the case has been forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), adding that investigation has earnestly.