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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinbad View Post
    Two scrap yard owners arrested today in possession of these cables

    Good, I wish more of these scum were caught, our area is forever out of power thanks to cable theft. Wish they'd switch over to the mag alloy compound they've got in some areas.
    Do you hear the voices, too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinbad View Post
    They're replacing with aluminium as far as I know.
    Yeah that's it, thought it was a compound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinbad View Post
    Two scrap yard owners arrested today in possession of these cables

    Is being shot at dawn to a lenient punishment for both these owners? The dredge of society.

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    OMG tried to bribe the official with R10k. Literal scum of the earth

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    Nobody cares about cable theft- they have been coming at night between 1am - 4am and have been digging up cables in our road for the last 3 weeks, numerous calls to police - its easier to go have root canal, even spoke to an Eskom guy in the road and nada.
    Three times fence has been cut so they can hide from cars - last time was last night.

    They are considerate though - they cover the trench they digging in front of the gate before they knock off.

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    Default City Power aims to restore Joburg CBD power by Tuesday night

    JOHANNESBURG - Residents and businesses affected by cable theft in the Johannesburg CBD will have to endure at least another day without electricity.

    City Power is now promising that power will only be restored by Tuesday evening.

    The area has been in the dark for over a week now after the theft of copper cables underground.

    On Monday, the utility said that about 40% of the CBD had been reconnected.
    vid from the weekend



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