Johannesburg - Rough diamonds and gold worth more than R2m were confiscated at Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said."Vigilant customs officials discovered rough diamonds and gold hidden in a traveller’s belongings at the Beitbridge border post on Wednesday, 2 September."During an inspection of goods in a truck from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials noticed unusual objects in certain of the boxes being transported."Different types of rough stones were found in a sealed container, including:• 143.35g of suspected gold, • 63.54g of suspected black diamonds, • 67.58g of suspected diamonds, • 173.10g of suspected uncut industrial diamonds, • 10.36g of suspected clear uncut diamonds and • 566.87g of suspected industrial diamonds."The estimated value of all suspected diamonds is R2 263 501 and the estimated value of the suspected gold is R17 497," Sars said in a statement.