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from right-Isaac Boamah, Osei Kwame Oppong, Abdul Hamidu and Wisdom Ablomertsi

The Utility Circuit Court on Saturday convicted four electricians to a fine of 100 penalty units (GHs 1,200) each for their involvement in a master card and meter theft or in default, serve one year prison in hard labour.

They are also to pay compensation totalling GHs 6,000 to the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) for causing damage its property.

Picture from left: Godknows Hiatepe, Hayford Mortey, Angel Gabriel Quarshie, and Mumuni Isaaka.

Two fined for interfering in ECG network. An Accra Magistrate Court has sentenced two people, to a fine of GHs 1200 each for interfering in ECG network.
They are to pay GHs 2000 as compensation to the Company. They are Godknows Hiatepe, an aluminium fabricator and Angel Gabriel Quarshie,  a cultural drummer.
They pleaded guilty in Court and were convicted on their own plea. 
Two others who were standing trial with them, Hayford Mortey, an IT officer and Mumuni Isaaka, pleaded not guilty to stealing and were granted bail in the sum of GHs 10,000 each to reappear on August 27, 2016.


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The Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana, Mr. Robert Dwamena has paid a working visit to Anglogold Ashanti, Iduapriem Mine in Tarkwa. The visit, which forms part of the company’s continuous interaction with its key SLT customers, also afforded the MD an opportunity to familiarise himself with the operations of the mining giants.

An Accra Circuit Court presided over by Mrs. Hellen Amoah, on Saturday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Emmanuel Yirenkyi, a suspected meter card thief for failing to appear in court.

Yirenkyi is on trial for allegedly stealing meter cards, which he used to download credit onto customers’ meters without paying any amount of money to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG.)

Emmanuel yirenkyi

A driver/businessman resident in Accra, Serlom Dzomeku, was on Saturday arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for stealing electricity power worth GHs 75,149.24 through meter by-passing.

Serlom pleaded not guilty to stealing and intentionally interfering in ECG’s distribution network and was granted bail in the sum of GHs 150,000.00 with three sureties, all of whom should be public servants.Serlom Dzomeku

Arrested2A man who illegally sold more than 100 Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) meters to some residents of Dzodze, in the Ketu North District, has been arrested by the Aflao police.

Gilbert Edo Abefa was arrested following a monitoring exercise conducted by the Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) of the ECG in the area on July 22, 2016.

The accused, who is currently in police custody after the Aflao Circuit Court had refused him bail, is being held on a charge of distributing meters and supplying electricity without lawful authority.


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