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2 years jail for illegal mining

By Cynthia Dube

A man from New Magwegwe suburb in Bulawayo has been sentenced to two years in prison for illegal mining.

Police arrested Menzeleni Moyo (27) on Wednesday last week at Nyandeni Farm in Matopo when he was prospecting for gold.

He appeared before provincial magistrate Mr Tinashe Tashaya facing a charge of prospecting for gold without a permit.

Mr Tashaya convicted him on his own plea of guilty to mining for gold without a licence.The Chronicle