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Crime & Punishment of Sunday, 13 October 2019


Man, 42, in police custody for illegally reconnecting PDS customers

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The Power Distribution Service (PDS) in the Volta Region has apprehended one Bright Kofi Bansah a former third-party contractor for illegally reconnecting customers after they had been disconnected for not paying bills.

The 42 year-old contractor who undertakes meter installation and other technical services for customers on behalf of PDS had his contract terminated for engaging in illegality.

He was caught by PDS officials reconnecting customers from an electric pole at the Sogakofe roundabout after the customers had been disconnected for non-payment of bills on Wednesday 9th October 2019.

The officials after the arrest handed Bansah over to the Police where he was placed into custody after allegedly admitting to reconnecting the customers illegally.

The Volta Regional Commercial Manager of PDS Mr. Abrefa urged the public to desist from unlawful entry into PDS network and illegal connection since such acts are criminal and punishable by law.

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