Acting on intelligence information, the Umeme officials raided St. Denison Health Training School in Kavule Zone, which belongs to the legislator where they discovered illegal connections. They also disconnected the school from the power grid.
The suspects identified as Jimmy Munina and Juliet Mukisa, were traced and arrested from two stores at Mulago Central Zone in Mukono Central Division Mukono Municipality located a few meters from Umeme offices.
“The lack of clarity of the Concession post 2025, limits significantly our ability to raise capital and make capital investments in the electricity distribution system to achieve the national electrification goals. We await further engagements with Government for an amicable settlement of the negotiations,” said the statement by Bitature and the Managing Director, Celestino Babungi
Eng. John Baptist Nuwamanya, Metering Services Manager at Umeme who led the operation says they have found out that many clients had added several components to their Yaka metres enabling them to utilize electricity without pre-loading tokens.