Tag: Cable Theft

Stolen copper worth approximately R15 million was recovered and two suspects arrested.

Stolen copper worth approximately R15 million was recovered and two suspects arrested.

The endeavours of the police in Gauteng Province to fight and curb crimes related to essential infrastructure continue to bear positive results, this after stolen copper worth approximately R15 million was recovered and two suspects arrested. The Provincial Commissioner of the police in Gauteng Province, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has […]

Major cable theft bust in Tshwane

Major cable theft bust in Tshwane

Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) task team members were doing patrols at the R513 and Brits Road when they spotted a truck carrying scrap metal with three males inside. The truck was stopped and searched. Underneath the scrap metal the officers discovered bags full of suspected stolen copper cables. The […]

Cable theft operations still on-going, two men in court.

Cable theft operations still on-going, two men in court.

Two suspects aged 24 and 61 are appearing before the Durban Magistrates’ Court this morning on charges of tampering and damaging the essential infrastructure. Yesterday at 16:00, the police officers from the Rapid Rail Police Unit were busy conducting patrols when they received information about the truck which had a […]