WATCH: Police crack down on illegal quarries

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    Investigations into illegal quarrying have led to the arrest of 22 persons and the confiscation of six excavators.

    Police conducted an exercise in the Northern Division between 11am on Tuesday 26th November and 5pm on Wednesday 27th November 2019.

    They conducted surveillance of three illegal sites at Manuel Congo, Arima.

    Assistant Superintendent Leon Haynes says the mandate to clamp down on unauthorized quarrying was given by the Police Commissioner.