Grabbed Man arrested for importing fake ECG meters

Kyeremateng is reported to have been in the business for the past two years was arrested at his office at Kronom, a suburb of Kumasi

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The police have arrested a business man, Bismark Kyeremateng for allegedly importing and distributing fake electricity meters in the Ashanti Region.

Kyeremateng is reported to have been in the business for the past two years and was arrested at Kronom, a suburb of Kumasi.

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According to reports, the suspect is said to have imported the meters bearing the name Cimaens and sold them at GH¢250 each.

Bismark Kyeremanteng was interrogated by the investigative team of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the officials found 25 of the meters in his office.

The Revenue Protection Unit of ECG on April 19, 2017 detected that an ECG customer was using a Cimaens meter with number 04353050 which was not part of the company's supply.

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The Ashanti Regional Public Relations officer of the ECG, Erasmus Kyereh Baidoo said the revenue protection unit first detected some of the meters around the Kumasi Abattoir.

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He said one of the persons using the meters who was picked up by the Police Unit of the ECG led the team to Kyeremanteng’s house where he was arrested.

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He however, called on the general public who have such meters in their possession to own up.

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