Couple arrested for R160 0000 copper

A couple was arrested after they were found to be storing more than a ton of copper at a storage facility in Dunoon.

The Nigerian couple was apprehended on Tuesday by the police's economical infrastructure task team. They said that they found various infrastructural properties such as water meters and copper cables.

Police spokesperson Malcolm Poje said that the discovered copped is estimated at approximately R160,000 in value. 

“Suspects between the ages of 35 and a 45 years old were arrested, and are expected to appear in the Cape Town magistrate court once they have been charged ” he said.

by Everngelista Muza


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