In Zimbabwe, stolen diamonds are the unemployed’s best friend

Three men have been arrested after a heist at a mine where workers haven’t been paid because of lockdown

20 October 2020 - 19:11 By Lenin Ndebele

Thirteen men, allegedly armed with machetes and guns, are said to have broken into a diamond mine in Zimbabwe last week and made off with six 50kg bags of diamond concentrate.

Sources at the mine told Sunday Times Daily that the gang cut through a perimeter fence of the mine on Zimbabwe’s Chiadzwa diamond fields on October 13. ..

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