Serowe/Palapye cable theft worries police

Copper cable theft PIC: SOWETANLIVE
Copper cable theft PIC: SOWETANLIVE

Central District police have been hit by a wave of theft cases of the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) electric copper cables.

Police revealed they are investigating two cases of copper cable theft recorded over the weekend in Palapye and Serowe in which thieves stole electric copper cables from homes.

No 2 district officer commanding, Senior Superintendent Paul Oketsang told The Monitor they are concerned with the offence having grown prevalent in the Palapye and Serowe areas.

Editor's Comment
Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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