Police arrest 3 over  illegal power connection

Malawi Police in Lilongwe have arrested three people on allegations that they illegally connected electricity to a house for three years which made financially-troubled Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) lose K12 million.

Siyambiri: Illegal connection

Escom public relations officer Innocent Chitosi has confirmed the arrest of the three.

He said the power was illegally connected to the house of Benjamin Siyambiri.

“He was assisted by Solomoni Sandikonda who was fired at Escom for similar issues as well as Patrick Gama, a metre reader,” said Chitosi.

Police say the three will soon appear in court to answer charges of illegal connection of power.

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PHALOMBE
PHALOMBE
2 years ago

KUYAMBIRA BWANA MPAKA LONDA ONSE DEAL YAWO
NYIYOBERA MAGETSI KU ESCOM
FUFUZANI !!

Napoleon Muza
2 years ago

There are many illegal connections in our land. Hence we say corruption is not about government money . If Escom can hire experts with specialised equipment, they will discover thousands and thousands of houses which are benefiting to illegal activities. There is always shortages of power, and those who are law abiding citizens are suffering because of corruption people who want to harvest where they did not grow. The problem is that we take less serious and decorated it with a name “ KATANGALE “ yet it is corruption happening before our own eyes and we smile at it. We… Read more »

Noxy
2 years ago

UTM senior members in for stealing Escom Power eish!

watematema mutu
2 years ago

VERY SHAMEFUL- HOW CAN A LEARNED DOCTOR AND A REGISTRAR OF A REPUTABLE UNIVERSITY STOOP SO LOW TO DO THIS? HIS NAE IS SAMBIRI NOT SIYAMBIRI

Fayason Faisson
Fayason Faisson
2 years ago

ANYANI INU MAGETSI AKE ATIWO MUKUNENAWO!!!! MXIIIIIIII

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