Electricity Industry Act

Arrested for power line damage

He has been charged under Section 49 of the Electricity Industry Act and in police custody.

On 29 June 2018, the offender allegedly chopped down a tree that fell onto another nearby tree and subsequently forced it to fall onto low voltage power lines supplying Massi and Kerefa villages, thus causing extensive damage to the 25 KVA power transformer located near Massi Lutheran Church.

The total damages valued up to K34,000.