The suspect was caught and located to have cables value greater than R500,000 in his possession
Police have apprehended a 48-year previous man in Pretoria for meddling with important infrastructure and in addition stealing copper & electrical cables.
The suspect was caught and located to have cables value greater than R500,000 in his possession.
“The suspect was discovered to be in possession of feeder cables value a market worth of R380,000, in addition to copper cables value a market worth of R150,000,” stated police spokesperson Colonel Athlenda Mathe in an announcement on Tuesday.
“A bakkie and instruments that had been allegedly used within the fee of the crime had been additionally seized.”
The suspect was jailed on the Hercules police station and can come earlier than the courtroom in Pretoria Magistrates Court docket quickly.
#sapsHQ Complete of 5 suspects arrested in separate incidents in Hercules & Germiston respectively for tampering with important infrastructure. The arrested suspects will seem within the respective native Justice of the Peace’s Courts quickly. #RejectAndReportStolenGoods MEhttps://t.co/TihxVmk9zs pic.twitter.com/yCejtUf2Xo
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