Four Chinese Nationals were on Sunday arrested for mining Gold illegally in Maganyi village, Vihiga County.
Police say the four were arrested for mining gold without permit from the government.
The four namely, Ou Haiwen, Zhang Jinyu, Jiang Hualin and Huang Lei are in custody as interrogations continue.
The four were arrested against a backdrop of protests from local traders who are lamenting how foreigners have infiltrated the markets.
Starehe MP Charles Njagua was arrested for calling for the removal of all foreigners in Gikomba, Kamukunji and other markets in the country.