Four suspects appeared in the Ladybrand Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 4 December 2018 after they were arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Unit on Monday 3 December 2018, for their alleged involvement in dealing and illegal possession of diamonds.
The suspects were arrested in the Ladybrand area in the Free State Province following a tip off that they were reportedly peddling unpolished diamonds. The diamonds worth approximately R100 000 were seized from the group following the arrest.
All four have been remanded in custody and are facing charges of dealing and illegal possession of diamonds. The matter has been postponed to 19 December 2018 for a bail application.
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