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Fiji gets tough with copper thieves

Fiji gets tough with copper thieves

Updated 6 January 2012, 12:00 AEDT

The Fijian government is taking a new and tougher approach to dealing with copper theft.

Fiji's cabinet has just approved a new decree and installed a new set of regulations designed to prevent thieves from selling stolen scrap metal. The move has been welcomed by businesses in Fiji affected by the problem.

Reporter: Girish Sawlani

Samuela Vadei, general manager, corporate services, Fiji Telecoms; Alyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Justice Minister & Attorney-General, Fiji

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