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GECOL warns southerners of poor power supply due vandalism
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) said it will not assume the liability of the poor performance of the electrical grid in the southern region, holding the security authorities and the mayors of the municipalities there responsible for not responding to the their repeated calls that demands the retrieving of the items stolen from the company and to secure the roads to the south.
In a statement issued Saturday, the company revealed that a southern citizen named, Abdul Hamid Abu Khurais, had stolen previously large quantities of electrical materials from the company with the use of arms.
The company explained that Abu Khurais attacked three cars loaded with electrical materials that were on their way to the southern region to support the power output and to address the bottlenecks, which require urgent attention, noting that this was not the first time, as the incident had occurred last year and by the same person.