Sunday, October 20, 2013

Police Seize 61 Diamonds in Lunda Sul Province Angola

The Angolan National Police, through the provincial directorate of criminal investigation, seized 61 diamonds in the third quarter of the current year, in the eastern Lunda Sul Province.
The information was given to ANGOP last Friday in Saurimo City by the head of the department of fight against illegal traffic of precious stones and metals, Domingo Choeta, who also revealed that during the operation the corporation detained several national and foreign citizens.
According to the official, the detained citizens were involved in activities of illegal exploration and trafficking of diamonds in the region.
"In possession of these delinquents we found 61 diamonds of 32 karats, estimated at USD 4000 each. The same individuals also had three false diamonds" he explained.
Domingos Choeta guaranteed that the police will double efforts to fight and dissuade illegal trafficking and exploration of diamonds in the province.

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