Heed the call

The disruptive effects of cable theft on the country's economy have been felt on the business and consumer fronts for a long time.

The disruptive effects of cable theft on the country's economy have been felt on the business and consumer fronts for a long time.

The fact that it has become a daily occurrence creates the impression that the police and authorities are not winning the battle against cable thieves.

The Inkatha Freedom Party has called - and rightly so - for the scourge to be a declared a terrorist activity. Cable theft costs the country's businesses R500 million a year.

We hope the authorities heed the call.

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