Pelaihari, South Kalimantan (Antaranews Kalimantan) - The Tanah Laut police secured heavy equipment owned by the illegal miners together with two field supervisors at the mine site of PT Jorong Barutama Greston.
Tanah Laut or Tala Police Chief, AKBP Edy Swandono, accompanied by Chief of Detective Criminal Unit, AKP Khairul Basyar SIK, Monday (5/1) said, one excavator secured with two field supervisors initials J and N, the citizens of Asam-Asam, sub-District Jorong.
"On reports from PT JBG that illegal mining in its area, precisely at the Kuningan location, in early 2015, and then we follow up," said AKP Khairul Basyar SIK, in Pelaihari, Monday (5/1).
Based on the testimony of two field supervisors as the witness, the owner of the illegal mines is AL, residents of Jakarta.
"AL domiciled in Jakarta, until now we are still is not secure, but we are still trying to find the perpetrators of the illegal miners," he said.
Based on the testimony of two witnesses, from the illegal mining activities they managed to produce about seven thousand tons of coal.
"Currently the evidence about seven thousand tons is already no longer in place, the possibility has been sold miners AL," he explained.
He hoped the case could immediately been exposed, so that the illegal mining activities in Tanah Laut insurmountable.