A Bulawayo teenager allegedly broke into Luveve High School premises and stole two laptops on Monday.
Luck Ncube (19), was arrested after he was caught charging the laptops directly from a Zesa substation through illegal connections.
The incident was confirmed by Bulawayo provincial spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube on Friday. He said:
A 19-year-old suspect has been arrested for theft and tampering with Zesa installations. The suspect was caught red-handed while charging two laptops from a Zesa power substation where he had connected an adapter directly to the power cable.
Further investigations revealed that the two laptops had been stolen by the suspect after he broke into Luveve High School premises.
Ncube is facing charges of tampering with Zesa installations, possession of an unlicensed firearm, unlawful entry and theft of property.