TWO MEN ARRESTED AND POLICE RECOVER DUAL CORE COPPER CABLE WORTH +-R900 000:
South Africa Police Service (SAPS) discovered a shocking evidence of copper cable with an estimated street value of +- R900 000 on Sunday 21 November. The copper was found at Jet Nteo ext 2 in sector 1 in Boipatong at a second hand scrap metal dealer.
It is alleged that at about 00H:30 On Monday at Munich sub-station, a security officer heard a knock at the window of the guard room.
Suddenly after a while the door of the guard room opened, ten (10) African males entered and two of the men pointed at the security guards with black pistol. They ordered them to remain in the guard room. They took three cell phones to the value of R12 200, namely black Samsung, black and white alcatel and gold Mobi cell.
Preliminary investigations led to the apprehending of a 37-year-old male who was arrested and charged with business robbery who led the police to the 49-year-old second hand dealer who was also arrested for possession of suspected stolen copper.
On arrival, police found at house in Jet Nteo Ext 2 a white Nissan bakkie LDF 571 GP registration, loaded with the following: Copper cable: bare core cable 630 m square, Amarring wire, bus bar wire and control cables to the street value of+- R900 000.
Police are appealing to anyone who can assist them in their investigation in tracing the suspects to contact Branch Commander Captain Mokhotu on 082-778 7937 or 016 930-2328.
And for enquiries you advised to contact Sgt. Thembeka Maxambela on 079 695 1338.
During this festive season Major General Zodwa Ettie Molefe sends a strong message that Sedibeng District will not be a place for lawlessness and those found at the wrong side of the law will find themselves behind bars and further urged residents to report suspicious activity in the neighbourhoods to the local Police (SAPS).
Submitted by Cornelius D. Mofokeng.