Criminals taking advantage of blackouts: Analyst

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JOHANNESBURG - Criminals are making the most of rolling blackouts to commit crimes.

Experts have raised concerns about security threats posed by power cuts.

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"There's a correlation between load shedding and crime, criminals are making use of that," says Gareth Newman from the Institute of Security Studies.

Data from insurance companies show a spike in claims for robberies and house break-ins during blackouts.

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