Court remands two over ECG’s transformer theft

Suhum� Two men arrested over the alleged theft of a 100 kilo-volt-ampere (kva) transformer, the property of the Electricity Company of Ghana, have been remanded in police custody by the Suhum Magistrate Court.

Enoch Tetteh and Eric Brusah have been charged with causing unlawful damage, stealing and influencing a public officer.

The pair pleaded not guilty and would make their next appearance on Thursday, February 15.

Police Superintendent Joseph Owusu, the Suhum District Commander, told the court presided over by Ms. Naomi Akyiano, that the accused were caught with the stolen transformer at Okroase.

They had disassembled the electrical device and it was being carried in a KIA Pride taxi with registration number GR 2672 � 11.

He said when the police patrol team intercepted the car and questioned how they came by it, they readily made a bribe offer of an undisclosed amount of money but that was rejected and they were arrested.

Source: Ghana News Agency


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