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48-year-old electrical technician fined GH¢5,400 for illegally installing ECG metres

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48-year-old electrical technician fined GH¢5,400 for illegally installing ECG metres

An Accra Circuit Court has fined a 48-year-old electrical technician, Henry Teye Adjirackor, GH¢5,400 for purposefully and intentionally impeding the provider dispersion arrangement of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) by introducing an electrical meter with an obscure chronic number at an expense of GH¢600 to a client without power.

The suspect conceded and was condemned subsequent to admitting and will go to prison for a long time in default.

The criminal operations of the convict were uncovered by the ECG from Korle-Bu District in Accra.

Adjirackor was accused of one count of connivance to take and taking and two counts of deliberately meddling or purposely permitting obstruction with ECG appropriation framework, meters, or any gear.

The convict and a 56-year-elderly person known as Daniel Abban, an electrical specialist have been accused of two counts of intrigue to endlessly take electrical meters having a place with the ECG.

Henry Teye was independently accused of two counts of deliberately impeding the provider dispersion framework in opposition to Rule 41(2) of Electricity Supply and Distribution Rules, 2005 (LI 1816).

He argued not liable to three of the charges yet conceded to the fourth count of deliberately slowing down the provider appropriation framework and was indicted on his request.

Henry Teye was condemned to a fine of GH¢5,400 or in default, he would burn through year and a half in jail and furthermore conceded bail of GH¢20,000 with one guarantee who should leave inside Accra and procuring at the very least GH¢1,000 consistently in regard of the other three charges.

A seat warrant was given for the capture of Daniel Abban.

Indicting, the General Manager responsible for Investigations and Prosecution for ECG, said the complainant for the situation was a staff of the ECG.

He said the blamed, Daniel Abban and Henry Adjirackor, functioned as electrical architects and electrical technicians, individually, and professed to chip away at electro-meters.

The court heard that last June, the complainant along with other staff of the ECG Korle-Bu District on their daily schedule to keep an eye on unlawful associations and non-working meters recognized that a few meters utilized by clients were taken ones.

The court has concluded the case to August 27, 2022.

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