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Indian cutter to be put on trial for stealing diamonds in Yakutia

Indian cutter to be put on trial for stealing diamonds in Yakutia
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The Yakutsk Prosecutor's Office has approved the indictment in a criminal case against an Indian citizen. He faces punishment for the theft of someone else's property, committed by a group of persons by prior conspiracy, on an especially large scale.

According to the investigation, the accused in March of this year, while working in a commercial organization as a diamond cutter, at the suggestion of his friend, stole two diamonds weighing 1,01 and 1,00 carats. Their cost was more than 783 thousand rubles and more than 640 thousand rubles, respectively.

According to the press service of the republican prosecutor's office, in order to steal the diamonds, the cutter replaced them with stones of inferior quality. He handed over the stolen to a friend who disposed of it at his own discretion. Now the man is on the wanted list, a criminal case has also been opened against him.

The amount of damage exceeded 1,4 million rubles. The criminal case against the cutter was sent to court.

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