The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has warned defaulters that it will be disconnecting them.
In a statement, ZETDC raised concern over companies and domestic consumers who are stealing power. Read the statement:
ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION COMPANY NOTICE OF POWER DISCONNECTION TID DEFAULTERS
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) is concerned with the number of domestic consumers and companies that are stealing electricity from the national grid.
ZETDC would like to advise those caught stealing power through illegal connections and bypassing of meters. that they would be disconnected with the prejudice to the power utility being recovered. Criminal charges may also be levelled against those stealing power with the possibility of a jail sentence of 10 or 30 years.
The power utility is also concerned that non-paying customers, some of whom are vandalising electricity infrastructure, are unduly affecting good and loyal customers who are bearing the cost and burden of keeping the lights on.
ZETDC would like to advise that all suspicious points, including bypasses that are flagged by the internal Information Technology Systems more customers, are going to be netted and disconnected.
ZETDC would like to thank all those customers who have been paying their bills Umeously and also those who have been honouring their payment plans. for their valued contribution in keeping the lights ON.
We urge those customers currency not paying to follow suit.
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