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Fibre cable thieves caught red-handed in south of Johannesburg – confirms JMPD



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Three men, suspected to be fibre cable thieves, were apprehended by Johannesburg metro police in Gillview, Johannesburg South, following a theft incident on Thursday.

According to spokesperson Xolani Fihla, officers on patrol along Rifle Range and Side roads noticed a man standing near a white Renault Kwid and decided to investigate. The SowetanLIVE reports that upon approaching the vehicle, they discovered five individuals hiding behind it, with the stolen cables scattered on the ground.

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Unfortunately, two suspects managed to escape before they could be apprehended. They found an airgun, digging tools, a steel saw, and two spare saw blades.

The JMPD took the arrested men into custody at Booysens SAPS, where a docket was opened to facilitate further investigation. Additionally, the vehicle involved in the incident was seized by the authorities.


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