Suspects imprisoned for conductor theft
GROUP SECURITY NEWS: SUSPECTS IMPRISONED FOR CONDUCTOR THEFT
The Conductor Theft Unit is making headway in its drive to combat energy theft. Their proactive measures implemented with the support of SAPS, CPI and Eskom Security Operatives saw the reduction in incidents reported from an overwhelming 18 in July to only 1 incident in August 2011 in the Western Region. Of special note is the arrest and sentencing of 3 suspects to 12 years in Kroonstad on charges of cable theft on 26 August 2011 and 66 arrests in August.