Suspects arrested for cable theft
By Mikhaila Crowie
29 January 2009
The South African Police Services in Woodstock followed up on information about suspects who were in the process of stealing copper cables from a nearby sub power station.
“On arrival we arrested two males at the sub power station who were still cutting cables.”, said Sergeant Hilton Malila, Woodstock SAPS Communication Officer.
Malila added that the police recovered 5 cables, which were about 2metres long with an estimated street value of R5 000.
The suspects, aged 30 and 20, appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate Court today on charges of Theft and Possession of stolen property.