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Metal theft trade monitored in CT

Cape Town's Metal Theft Unit has noticed an increase of metal theft trade in Cape Town townships.

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CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town's Metal Theft Unit on Monday said it has noticed an increase in the number of so-called bucket shops in the Khayelitsha township.

The area has become a hub for the metal theft trade.

Bucket shops are scrap yards operated from a home without proper licensing.

The Copperhead's Neil Arendse said, “The area was never a hotspot for us prior to this year. Now we find it to be one of the major role players to being a hotspot area.”

He said they arrested the co-owners of a scrap yard dealer in Elsiesriver on Friday on stolen goods charges.

(Edited by Lisa Bartlett)

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