The Ghana Police Service has disclosed that the five Chinese nationals who were arrested on September 8 dawn were found at their hideout at Asiama in the Ellembelle District of the Western region.
The suspects were arrested by the police during a night-long operation.
Their arrest is in line with some missing excavators in the Ellembelle Assembly.
It also comes a day after one of the excavators was found by the police in a bush in the Assembly.
The five have been identified as Shi Zhong Qix, Wei Lin Xi, Huang Qian Xi, Li Jian Wen and Huang Qian Sheng.
“The Ghana Immigration Service has been contacted for details of their immigration status and their Ghanaian sponsors to assist with the investigations”, a statement from the police said.
The police also assured that culprits will be brought to book irrespective of their status.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini