Thursday, January 15, 2015

Thieves Get High on Powder from Plasma TVs

GroundUp via AllAfrica
14 January 2015

By Mary-Anne Gontsana

New rumours of a "plasma gang" stealing TV's in order to retrieve a powder have surfaced in Cape Town, but police and scientists are unconvinced. […]

Solomzi Booi from Khanya Neighbourhood Watch in Gugulethu, said these thefts were "definitely happening".

"We've had reports about this. These people are getting high off whatever it is that they are getting from these TVs. People are being held at gunpoint in their homes for their plasma TVs," he said. […]