Vodafone Ghana cable thief sentenced to 7 years in prison

By Stermy 3 Min Read

William Ntow has been sentenced to 7 years in prison by the Odumase-Krobo Circuit Court for stealing Vodafone telecommunication cables in the area.

The Akosombo District Police arrested Ntow after Vodafone Ghana reported frequent cable cuts in the area. Ntow was found with a cable measuring 1,400 meters and valued at GH₵552,500.00.

Vodafone Ghana has issued a statement expressing relief at the conviction of William Ntow, who was found guilty of stealing Vodafone telecommunication cables in the area.

The company has been struggling with the ongoing issue of cable theft and its impact on services, and the conviction is seen as a significant step forward in addressing the problem.


The Corporate Security Manager at Vodafone Ghana, John Animah, thanked the Akosombo District Police for their swift action in apprehending the suspect and expressed appreciation for the conviction.

According to the recent press release by Vodafone Ghana, cable theft has been a persistent issue for the company, and the conviction of William Ntow sends a strong message to potential thieves that such criminal activities will not be tolerated.

The company has been working closely with law enforcement agencies to tackle the problem of cable theft and reduce its impact on the company’s services and customers.


The statement also emphasizes that the arrest and conviction of William Ntow are significant steps forward in addressing the issue and deterring potential criminals.

Preba Greenstreet, Legal and External Affairs Director at Vodafone Ghana, also commented on the case. “The conviction of William Ntow serves as a warning to others who may consider engaging in cable theft. It’s important to understand that this isn’t a victimless crime. It disrupts vital communication services and affects businesses and individuals alike. We will continue to collaborate with law enforcement and other relevant stakeholders to combat this problem and protect our infrastructure.”

Preba Greenstreet further stated that Vodafone Ghana will continue to collaborate with law enforcement and other relevant stakeholders to combat the problem of cable theft and protect its infrastructure.


The release emphasized that cable theft has far-reaching consequences, affecting not only Vodafone Ghana but also its customers and the larger community.

Service disruptions caused by cable theft can lead to significant financial losses for businesses and inconvenience for individuals who depend on stable telecommunications services for work, education, and daily life.

As Vodafone Ghana continues to invest in and expand its infrastructure across the country, ensuring the security and integrity of its networks remains a top priority.

To this end, the company has implemented various measures, including enhanced surveillance and security systems, to protect its assets and ensure reliable services for its customers.


Share This Article
By Stermy
Stermy is one Crazy fan of the word "Internet". Always online to stay informed and keep others updated. #townflex