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Police seize 242kg copper cables

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The Olifantshoek police confiscated 242 kilograms of copper cables that was being transported in a white Volkswagen Polo TSI that was travelling in the direction of Kathu.

Copper cables that was being transported in the direction of Kathu was seized by the police. Picture supplied

THE OLIFANTSHOEK police confiscated 242 kilograms of copper cables that was being transported in a white Volkswagen Polo TSI that was travelling in the direction of Kathu.

Lieutenant Sergio Kock on Friday said that while conducting routine patrols, the police chased after the vehicle as it failed to stop at a stop sign on June 1 at about 3am.

“The police immediately chased after the vehicle and the two male occupants fled into the veld when they were stopped. The police found 242 kilograms of copper cables in the boot with an estimated street value of R250,000.

”Police also confiscated the car as it was discovered that it was a rented vehicle. An enquiry docket was opened and the investigation continues.“

The police have requested anyone information regarding the incident to contact Sergeant Dannyboy Kgatlane on 082 302 0395.

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