PHEDC OFFICER ARRESTED FOR UNLAWFULLY DISCONNECTING THE POWER SUPPLY TO A LAWYER’S HOUSE

One Mr. Michael, a staff of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) at DLINE Port Harcourt, was arrested on Friday, 11/05/2018 and could not be arraigned in court following the disruption of legal activities at Rivers State High Court but is presently cooling his head at the Port Harcourt Maximum Security Prison following a Court order for unlawfully disconnecting the power supply to the house of Barr Higher King -The Famous Human Rights Advocate based in Rivers State.

Briefing newsmen, Barr Higher King said that it is an offense to disconnect the power supply to the residence, office, company or industry of any Nigerian without three months disconnection notice.

The famous Human Rights Advocate said that by the Nigeria  Electricity Sector Reform Act, Mr Michael faces up to 3 years in jail with five hundred thousand Naira fine as a second consistent offender. Barr Higher King said that what he is doing is not for himself but for the benefit of all Nigerians to know their rights and the fact that they can arrest any Power Distribution Company (DISCO) staff for disconnecting their power without three months notice. Mr Michael will be  arraigned in Magistrate Court.

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