Today, City Power, Diepkloof Crime Combating Unit and a large police force removed illegal connections in Motsoaledi Informal Settlement.
There were two truckloads of cable confiscated from Motsoaledi Informal settlement by City Power officials. The cables are usually stolen from households and used for illegal connections.
Affected residents claim that the reason for their illegal connections is government’s failure to provide proper housing.
Lenasia SDC is often inundated with calls of stolen service cables.