EASTERN CAPE – SAPS Cala members were patrolling the R410 road today, 06 July 2021, when they noticed a White Nissan NP200 bakkie transporting copper cables.

The vehicle was stopped and the driver got out of the vehicle and ran away.

The suspect was apprehended and detained for possession of suspected stolen copper cables. The value of the copper is R350 000-00 and the bakkie was confiscated for further investigation purpose.

The 21-year-old suspect will appear before the Cala magistrate’s court on Wednesday, 07 July 2021 on the respective charge.

Source: South African Police Service