8 arrested for copper theft in Roodepoort

2011-11-16 18:28

Johannesburg - Eight people were arrested at a house in Roodepoort on Wednesday for possession of copper cable worth an estimated R36 000 on the street, Gauteng police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two Zimbabweans and six South Africans, said Captain Pinky Ntsinyane.

She said the men had been planning to rob a business nearby.

Ntsinyane said police also confiscated Kruger Rands, cellphones and an unlicensed firearm.

Stolen groceries and generator amplifiers were also recovered at the house.

  • Nikki Bodenstein - 2011-11-18 20:58


  • John - 2011-12-05 12:51

    Lets keep our borders open.......

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