By Sami Zaptia.
London, 12 April 2016:
The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has reported that eight of its trucks loaded with . . .[restrict]500 wooden telegraph were stolen by armed militias.
It reported that the trucks had left Tripoli heading south but were stopped at the Shwerif area. GECOL named the person responsible for the theft as Abdelhamid Abukhres Al-Magarhi.
It accused him of kidnapping the drivers of the trucks and holding them prisoners at his home. It reported that Magarhi took the vehicles and their loads.
GECOL said that the telegraph poles were on their way to be used at Obari airport, Ghat, Obari power station and other locations in the south. They said that the theft of the material will affect its ability to provide services to citizens in the area
It condemned the action and called upon all the relevant authorities to take urgent action in freeing its employees. [/restrict]