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TWO SUSPECTS DUE TO APPEAR IN COURT FOR POSSESSION OF COPPER: NELSPRUIT
2022/05/17      |  Written By:  Brigadier S Mohlala   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

Nelspruit: 17 May 2022-The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has commended members of the Police at Carolina for arresting two suspects, one aged 21 from the country of Malawi, and the other, aged 35. The two are due to appear at the Carolina Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 17 May 2022 for unlawful possession of copper.

The suspects were arrested on 16 May 2022 around 09h30 am after police received information about certain people who were busy stripping copper cable(s) at Silobela Township in Carolina.

The men and women in Blue wasted no time but rushed to a house as provided and upon arrival at the address, police discovered a bundle of copper, with an estimated street value of about R120 000. The copper is suspected to have been stolen at one of the nearby mines. The suspects were immediately arrested hence their court appearance tomorrow.