Manabi, Ecuador: Authorities making efforts to curb clandestine theft of electricity

Posted on July 29, 2017 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency (machine translated) 83 cases of energy theft have Jean Carlo Giler, commercial director of the (Cnel), warned that the objective is to detect those who have clandestine connections, reason why the strategic plan includes works coordinated with members of the Police and the prosecutor (Fiscalía).
He explained that for detection they arrive at a neighborhood or block and make comparisons between the energy delivered by the transformer and what is canceled to the electric company, then when they verify that it is less than what is emitted then each of the houses is identified Connected to that transformer to detect where the “leak” is.
Once verified, normalization and sanctioning proceed; This includes the complaint to the Public Prosecutor for the crime of illicit use of public services, he explained.
He said that so far have already reported 83 cases before the Prosecutor’s Office, the same are in the stage of prior inquiry.
Giler said that it is expected to review 50,000 customers in Manta and Portoviejo and from October onwards the clients of Jipijapa, Chone, Bolivar, Santa Ana, among other cantons. turned over to the Prosecutor’s Office . Read Article


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