Six arrested for diamond dealing

Six people were arrested in Mondeor, south of Johannesburg on Tuesday for allegedly dealing in...

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Police said the men were caught with 24 uncut diamonds.

Counterfeiting equipment was also seized at a house in the area.

It is believed more suspects may be involved.

“Police also found two diamonds and a scale in the house. A special type of paper was also found which police believe can be used to make fake money,” said the police’s Lunga Mahonga.