Telecom Fiji Limited is requesting the public’s assistance for information regarding the recent theft and sabotage to the fibre optic cables at Vuda. In the early hours of April 24, 2014 unknown person(s) cut and removed Fibre Optic Cables from under the Vuda Bridge.
On the 26 April, 100 pair cables were damaged and stolen at Kennedy Avenue in Nadi, no arrests have been made.
“Recovering these stolen cables is and will remain a top investigation priority to Telecom Fiji Limited and the Fiji Police,” said TFL Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mothilal De Silva.
“We are asking the for public’s help in our effort to find and convict those that are responsible. We are confident that the public can help identify the suspects and we encourage them to call us or the nearest Police Station.”
A reward of $1,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery or to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the thefts. TFL wishes to remind the public that its infrastructure and services fall within the ambits of the Essential National Industries Decree 2011.
It is important that this critical infrastructure is protected as it is an enabler of essential and security services.
The public is also requested to report any suspicious activities around TFL’s infrastructure.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the TFL 24/7 hotline on 354 1778.