Crime in SA | Blackouts giving criminals cover

JOHANNESBURG - Deputy Gauteng Police Commissioner Tommy Mthombeni says criminals are taking advantage of power cuts.

He was speaking during Operation Shanela in Bekkersdal.

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Mthombeni says police are working with municipalities to be proactive during blackouts.

"We can agree to say that load-shedding is affecting South Africans. As we know, we are on a specific level of the load-shedding," he said.

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