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TWO PERSONS DISCOVERED DEAD ALLEGEDLY FOR POWER THEFT IN GOMPA & SANNIQUELLIE NIMBA COUNTY

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GOMPA, NIMBA LIBERIA: – Two dead bodies have been found in Gompa and Sanniquellie Cities RESPECTIVELY as a result of an alleged Power Theft.

One of the victims of power theft in Nimba

The late Zayzay Dennis who dead body was discovered in the grass is believed to have come from Lofa County and was a resident of Konahville community in Gompa City, Nimba County.

Account to reports, Zayzay got out of his house at about 2AM to carry on the alleged act. Zayzay was seen in the bush with electrical wire and other electrical items in his chest.

On the ground, one could see that Zayzay was trying to pass the wire underground.

When he got electrocuted, he shouted, I’m dying, that was his last cried something which sparked out concern for the residents of his community to come out, one of the community dwellers narrated.

In Sanniquellie City, on the same day, another dead body was discovered with the victim identified as Joseph Zoko. Information gathered have it that Joseph is believed to be a resident of Barnesville Community in Monrovia. He attempted climbing on the light pole with a ring, something looking like a motorcycle tyre when he allegedly fell and died.

Jungle Energy Power (JEP) is the company currently managing the cross border electricity from Ivory Coast in Nimba County and other counties.

Floyd S. Tomah Sr

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of the Jungle Energy Power (JEP) Mr. Floyd S. Tomah Sr, has with immediate effect suspended the Public Relations Officer Mr. Bob Marshall Dolo of the company for his failure to timely inform the public about the August 20, 2022 incidents in both Sanniquellie and Gompa Cities and also his failure to create awareness about the danger of power theft.

The incident occurred on August 20, 2022.

By: Nyah Flomo Jr,

Regional Coordinator

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