Police on the Copperbelt have confidence arrested five other folks in connection with the theft of over 20 Kilograms of emeralds stacked in 17 bags.
This used to be at continental mining Africa in Lufwanyama district in what officers’ suspect is an inside job.
Copperbelt Police commissioner Charity Katanga says the emeralds which belong to a Mr. Stratos Samaras had been allegedly stolen between 01:00 and 02:00 hours at the mining agency.
Ms. Katanga says the unknown criminals armed with iron bars attacked continental mine and stole valuables which incorporated emeralds and cash in a stable.
She additional says in point of fact appropriate among the four guards who met the criminals used to be seriously injured on the head utilizing an iron bar.
The Copperbelt Police Commissioner provides that after pursuing the criminals’ police in Luanshya impounded a Toyota corolla Berge in coloration registration number BAB 5450 and apprehended two occupants Vallen Bwalya vulnerable 29 of Ndola a employee at Foboloshi emerald
mine and Reuben Mwansa 36 of Kabushi.
The commissioner added that three of the occupants managed to disappear away but police managed to corner them later.
Ms Katanga also said the Toyota Land cruiser Prado which carried the Emeralds from the scene has been impounded and the owner Ray Kasungulu vulnerable 45 of Kitwe has been arrested.