DURBAN – Yesterday, the Economic Infrastructure Task Team (EITT) acted swiftly after receiving intelligence about cable theft on a railway track at Mobeni near SJ Smith Hostel.

The EITT members followed up on the information and it led them to Swinton Road where they found three men in possession of fifty one metres of copper cables, eight bundles of copper cables, seven metres of aluminium cable.

The suspects aged 16 between and 26 were arrested and charged for theft. They were detained at Montclair SAPS and they will appear before the Durban Magistrates Court on Monday.

Source: South African Police Service

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