Their arrest follows a report manufactured to the Law enforcement by officers of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana Ltd, in accordance to an formal assertion issued to the Ghana News Company on Tuesday.
Narrating the aspects of the case, the Performing Accra West Regional Standard Supervisor of the PDS, Engineer Ankomah Emmanuel, said that while on schedule monitoring of domestic electrical energy installations of some buyers, their personnel arrived across two electrical electrical power meters in a household, whose information could not be traced in the Company’s technique.
The meters have been hence identified as stolen from their initial end users.
On further investigations, the crew realised that these meters had been illegally loaded with pre-paid out credits with a “master card” these that it manufactured it impossible to obtain pre-paid out credits.
On interrogations and a search of Debi’s home, the MasterCard was discovered concealed in a bag.
In his warning statement to the Police, Debi admitted the offence and mentioned Nartey, a resident of Mamprobi Kamara, as the resource of the meters and card.
He disclosed that he charged the purchaser a price of GHC 30.00 to load their meters with credit rating truly worth GHC 50.00.
Adhering to his arrest, Nartey was discovered as a former employee of the B.O.T Electrical Firm, which operated a meter functioning contract with the Energy Corporation of Ghana Ltd. (ECG).
He uncovered that when the deal amongst ECG and the B.O.T finished, he retrieved the MasterCard and meters from the BOT Firm in advance of their final departure to China. The two have since been arraigned at the courtroom.