Government has revoked the mining license for Zambia Algamented Mineral group the owners of the Manganese mine in Samfya where three Juveniles were buried alive last week.
Mines Minister Richard Musukwa has also announced that the owners of the mine a South African and Zambian will be prosecuted over the death of the three boys.
Mr. Musukwa told ZNBC News in a telephone interview in Kitwe that a team of investigators that inspected the accident scene disclosed that the three juveniles were mining manganese for big players including Algamented minerals.
The minister who has deeply regretted the death of the three juveniles has sternly warned communities to desist from any form illegal mining to preserve life.
Mr. Musukwa also urged all licence holders in the Luapula Manganese mines to secure their mines.