JUSTICE BRIEFS: Alleged Diavik diamond thief makes first court appearance

by Brendan Burke - April 17, 2018

A man accused of stealing diamonds while working at a Diavik facility made his first court appearance this week. A well-dressed, sullen looking Samson Mkhitaryan, 39, appeared before judge Bernadette Schmaltz in NWT territorial court on Tuesday. He faces two counts of theft over $5,000 after an RCMP-led investigation into internal theft from the mining…

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