Two Persons Arrested For Damaging ECG Metres At Kpong
Two persons who damaged newly installed prepaid meters by the Electricity Company of Ghana at Kpong in the Krobo East district in the Eastern region have been apprehended.
The Public Relations Officer of ECG Tema region, Sakyiwaa Mensah confirmed the arrest and urged the public to report persons who tamper with ECG meters and other company gadgets.
The two culprits were charged with power theft and were made to pay GHC600.
“Yesterday, we got to know that some two guys have tampered with one of the newly installed meters at Kpong, under the Krobo district, they were apprehended and after the ECG processes, they were made to pay GHC 600 as fine. We really hope for a smooth ride with the installation and all that, but the ECG processes are still in place to deal with any such offenses and offenders”, she said.
“We will continue to call on all citizens and well-meaning Ghanaians to report or bring to our attention of people who tamper with meter cables and other gadgets of the Electricity Company of Ghana”, she added.