By Joseph Onyango
Two police officers in Soroti district have been arrested for allegedly stealing 10 solar panels valued at Shs100m belonging to the East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant located at Opuyo.
The affected police were part of the security personnel guarding the solar plant with an equivalent of 10 megawatts which is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant recently launched by Hon. Simon D’Ujanga, Minister of State for Energy.
According to Victor Gonzalez, the plant engineer, the solar panels were stolen around the month of November 2016.
East Kyoga Police spokesperson, Michael Odongo has confirmed that two of the suspects have already been arrested while are on the run.