Police arrest man in possession of uncut diamonds
Police acted on a tip-off about illegal diamond smuggling in the town of Klawer.
CAPE TOWN - Police have arrested a man in Klawer after he was found in possession of eight uncut diamonds.
He was stopped by police while driving near the weighbridge yesterday.
Officers acted on a tip-off about illegal diamond smuggling in the small town, situated near Vanrhynsdorp.
The police's Andre Traut said: "A 48-year-old man is due to make a court appearance once he has been charged for the illegal possession of uncut diamonds. He was arrested yesterday afternoon by the members of the K9 unit in Klawer."