The Peruvian Prosecutor’s Workplace reported the arrest of 4 members of a felony group devoted to unlawful mining within the division of Huánuco (northern Amazon).
“With the arrest of 4 folks in flagrante delicto close to the Centro Poblado Puerto Sira, within the district of Puerto Inca [department of Huánuco], the Specialised Prosecutor’s Workplace for Environmental Affairs has dealt a tough blow to unlawful mining by issuing an interdiction towards these acts,” the prosecutor’s workplace mentioned in an announcement.
An interdict is a abstract process to cease unlawful acts or folks committing crimes in flagrante delicto.
The prosecutor’s workplace factors out that the members of the felony affiliation had been engaged in gold mining and polluted the water of the rivers of Puerto Inca.
It was additionally reported that these arrested had been caught with machines used to dredge the river backside and backhoes, amongst others.
The detainees had been handed over to the judicial authorities for the suitable process.