A Manager at Gemcanton Mines, the second largest emerald mine located in Kitwe on the Copperbelt has been deported over the ongoing shareholding misunderstandings.
Sergey Kuznetsov who is the manager in charge of the strong room where the emeralds are kept was deported this morning.
His lawyer Dickson Jere comfirmed Mr. Kuznetsov deportation to his native country Russia saying he left the country in an Ethiopian Airline flight to Moscow via Addis Ababa.
According to Hot FM News, Mr. Jere could not give more details and referred all queries to Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo who also referred the queries to the Immigration Department.
In November 2017, a combined team of police and immigration officers captured and deported the Chief Executive Officer of the same company Eli Neaffussy.