Cable thefts arrested – North West

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Cable thefts arrested – North West
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North West: Today, 8 July 2016 two suspects aged 39 and 45 will appear in the Ganyesa Magistrate Court for suspected stolen copper cables.

Cable thefts arrested - North West
Cable thefts arrested – North West

The pair was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday, 6 July 2016 for possession of suspected stolen copper cables. According to information, police in Morokweng received information about a truck suspected to be transporting scrap metals. A follow-up was made and the truck was found just outside the village.

It was during a search that the police found 18 bags of copper cables to the estimated value of R500 000,00 hidden underneath the scrap metals. Both the driver and his co-worker were arrested after failing to account for the cables.

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