Northern Cape man bust with R10 000 worth of copper cables in backyard

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Northern Cape police have arrested a man who was found with stolen copper cables, valued at R 10 000, hidden in his backyard.

Police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana said that the cables, weighing 97kg, were discovered during operations in Galeshewe on Friday. 

"The suspect was arrested on Friday, 22 January 2021. His arrest was executed after the Frances Task Team operationalised Crime Intelligence information," said Tawana.

The man is expected to appear in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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