THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED CABLE THEFT
At approximately 08:40 on Saturday the 10th of August 2013 the Monitor Net control and dispatch centre received a panic signal from Canyon Rock Lafarge Ready-mix Plant in Samrand. Two Monitor Net response vehicles were dispatched soon after with the first response vehicle arriving at the premises only three minutes after the being dispatched.
The response officer first on the scene: Sam Mphamo caught three suspects in the act of mining out power cables out of the ground. He arrested all three suspects and recovered the tools they used for digging which included a shovel and axe.
The SAPS was informed about the incident and arrived on the scene shortly after. The suspects were charged with attempted theft and taken away by the SAPS officers.