STAFF WRITER 5 July 2018
HARARE – A subsidiary of Zesa Holdings, the Zimbabwe Electricity
Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), has warned against
by-passing and tempering of prepaid meters, giving offenders a two-month
ultimatum to come forward and regularise their connections or face 10
This comes on the back of a rise in the number of offenders who have been
apprehended by police.
“ZETDC is offering a grace period of two months until August 31, 2018 for
such offenders to voluntarily come forward, regularise their electricity
connections and by-passed meters without questions being asked, as we are
aware that some customers may not have appreciated the full impact of
attempting to by-pass meters,” the utility said.
“After August 31, 2018, customers that are found to have by-passed or
tampered with their meters will be liable to prosecution and risk having a
mandatory 10-year jail sentence passed on them,” it warned. – Staff