Power pirate fined | Daily News

Power pirate fined

An individual, obtaining electricity illegally by manipulating the domestic electric meter, was taken into custody by a team of investigation officials of Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB).

The suspect, a resident of Mukalanyaya of Thalakiriyagama, was produced before Dambulla District/Magistrate I. M. S. B. Illangasingha.

The suspect had committed the unlawful act for a long period and had allegedly caused damage of Rs. 163,655 to the CEB.

The Magistrate fined him Rs. 40,000 after he pleaded guilty to the offence. He was ordered to pay the damages caused to the CEB.



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