Guilty plea in theft of diamonds from Diavik sorting plant

by Brendan Burke - November 5, 2018

A former Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. employee accused of stealing rough stones worth thousands of dollars pleaded guilty to theft in a Yellowknife courtroom Monday. Samson Mkhitaryan, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of theft over $5,000 in NWT Supreme Court. Mkhitaryan, an ex-employee at the Diavik diamond sorting plant located near the Yellowknife airport,…

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