Police recover copper cable

2011-11-16 15:03
Eight people were arrested at a house in Roodepoort today 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 Krugerrands, cellphones and an unlicensed firearm.

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