Alleged Cable Thief Electrocuted and Burnt to Death

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According to reports, an alleged cable thief tampering with railway power lines was electrocuted and burnt beyond recognition over the weekend.

Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott referred queries to the SAPS but confirmed the incident happened at the Langa railway station in Cape Town.

Police spokesperson Andrè Traut said a death inquest case had been registered and the circumstances surrounding the matter were being investigated.