Two held for theft of copper cables estimated at R500 000

NORTHERN CAPE – The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in the Northern Cape, Lieutenant General Risimati Peter Shivuri has welcomed the arrest of two suspects in connection with the theft of non-ferrous metals.
The two suspects aged 18 and 35 were arrested at Garuele village in the Batlharos policing precinct at about 18:00. Three other suspects managed to escape and a manhunt has been launched for their arrest.
Anyone with information about the three suspects who are on the run is requested to contact the Station Commander of Batlharos, Col Sophie Masombuka at 082 302 0365 or police at 08600 10111.