Cable theft leaves LHP areas in the dark

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The site where the Centlec team is currently working to restore electricity to affected areas.

Cable theft that occurred in the early hours of this morning, led to power outages in parts of Langenhoven Park, Bainsvlei and Spitskop.

According to Centlec, the areas that have been affected include Langenhoven Park as well as the small holding areas of Spitskop, Sterling, Vredenhof, Groenvlei, Bainsvlei, Arcadia, Avonsrust, Mooiwater, and Meadhurst.

Centlec Spokesperson, Lele Mamatu, said the restoration on this site is likely to take the better part of the day, and they are appealing to residents to be patient. “Our team is currently on site working on the affected area,” said Mamatu.

He added that they will approach the South African Police Services to assist with investigations into the matter.

Sazly Hartzenberg

sazly@mahareng.co.za