GPL seeking legal advice on liability in boy’s electrocution

Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Bharat Dindyal said yesterday that the company is working with its legal advisers to determine whether it is liable in the case of 10-year-old Satyanand Balkaran, who was electrocuted earlier this month.

Speaking with Stabroek News, Dindyal said the company along with its legal advisers are putting together all the needed information “If they think we are liable to the family, they will then determine the degree of liability,” Dindyal said.

He added that the company’s legal advisers will also suggest compensation if need be and will then contact the family of the deceased boy.

In relation to the validity of the electricity connection that led to the child’s electrocution at Goed Fortuin, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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