Cleaner found with explosives

2013-07-04 21:37
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Johannesburg - A cleaner at the Medupi power station in Limpopo has been arrested for possession of explosives, police said on Thursday.

The 48-year-old man was arrested in Lephalale on Wednesday, said police spokesperson Ronel Otto.

She said he claimed to have found blasting cartridges on the premises in June.

"According to him, he put away the pieces in a container in a shed and forgot about it, until he told his supervisor on Wednesday."

The pieces were taken away by the bomb disposal unit for further investigation.

The man faced charges of possession of unlicensed explosives.

- SAPA

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