WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has fined a 23-year-old woman who admitted posting an invitation to an outdoor spring party on Facebook, which drew more than 20,000 people. Some of them were rowdy and got into fights.
The court in the southern city of Krakow said Friday the woman failed to seek permission or en ...more »
THE Jamaica Public Service (JPS) last Thursday removed dozens of illegal connections in Phase I of the community of Seaview Gardens, St Andrew.
Philip Jarrett, JPS' parish manager for Kingston and St Andrew, told the Jamaica Observer that removals were part of a wider operation that included communities that run off Hagley Park and lower Waltham Park roads. He said a total of 612 connections were removed.
In the case of Seaview Gardens, he said the illegal connections were made, despite the installation of the anti-tamper Residential Advanced Metering Infrastructure system in the area.
"People have been finding ingenious ways to go around the system," he told the Jamaica Observer, disclosing that conductors such as television cable wires were used to extract the electricity illegally.
A cobweb of illegal connections. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)
A crew member walks with knots
of wires removed from dwellings.
Standing on the roof of a
house, this workman
prepares to throw a wire
to his colleagues below.
Some of the wires that were used
to extract electricity illegally.
team up to remove a
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