Zim duo arrested for cable theft


Police in Letlhakane have apprehended two Zimbabwean nationals in connection with theft of copper valued at several thousands of pula.

The suspects were recently caught following a spree of destructive activities, including damaging water wells, stealing copper cables, worth P40,000 and vandalising submersible pumps valued at P2,000.

This unlawful behaviour left the owners in a precarious situation, depriving them of access to water for their crops and livestock. According to the Letlhakane police chief, Superintendent Michael Maphephu this situation has also unveiled a broader issue, as he expressed concerns about illegal immigrants working without permits or passports on local fields and later engaging in criminal activities. "Since then, we've come to understand that some people employ illegal immigrants without work permits or passports in their fields.

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