Trio appear for diamonds' possession

FRANCISTOWN: Two Batswana women and a Zimbabwean man appeared before Francistown Chief Magistrate Mokwadi Gabanagae for unlawful possession of precious stones believed to be diamonds last Tuesday.

The trio were 38-year-old Mpho Sediba, unemployed, of Selepa, 30-year-old Tapiwa Totego, also unemployed, of Coloured area, and 37-year-old Nkululeko Moyo, a Zimbabwean, of Botshabelo Location in Selebi-Phikwe.

The three were on March 15 arrested at Francistown Super Spar shopping complex where they were allegedly found in possession of the precious stones without a licence, authorisation or exemption certificate.

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