Saturday, 17 August 2019
Hoopstad: Public Order Police Task Team members were deployed at Tikwana to monitor the situation on the 15 August 2019. A man was arrested and charged with possession of copper cable.
After the community members were dispersed from the gathering, POP members decided to patrol the location. Whilst on patrol, they received a tip off about a person selling drugs. They went to the address provided.
Upon their arrival at the said address, they found a 31 year old man. Again members discovered a copper cable weighing 4.478kg (06 rolls) inside the shack. The man could not give a clear explanation of the cables.
He was arrested and charged with possession of copper cable and is expected to appear at the Hoopstad Magistarte Court on the 19 August 2019.