Tunatazama - Community Monitors

Illegal Connections and Cable Theft,

Vusimuzi Tembisa Ekurhuleni
Rapule Moiloa

Illegal connections put people’s lives at risk both old and young. These cables connections come from a certain house and runs in the street to connect to informal settlement so they have electricity, I have heard that people who connect pay for connecting.

Their connection cables are a danger to children playing not far from these cables. There is no safety for them and these cables are in the open not covered with anything nor a sign to keep children from being exposed to the cables, A young was found on Sunday at the train station shocked to death while trying to steal a cable from the rail way lines so that he can sell and have money to buy a drug to feed his addiction unfortunately for him he died for cable theft.