KWAZULU-NATAL – On Monday 21 August 2023, Hawks members from Pietermaritzburg Serious Organised Crime Investigation arrested a 37-year-old suspect for possession of stolen copper cable.
Members received information about the suspect who was in possession of stolen copper cable at Howick. They proceeded to the said residence and a search was conducted. During the search, members found catenary cable suspected to be stolen from Transnet. The street value of the seized cable is approximately R17 000.00.
The suspect was placed under arrest and charged accordingly. He is expected to appear in the Howick Magistrates’ Court today. The KwaZulu-Natal Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Provincial Head, Major General Lesetja Senona commended the members for the arrest of the suspect.
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