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Man nabbed for transmitting DSTV signal to 500 homes

04 June 2013, 16:18

Akwa-Ibom - The Nigerian Copyright Commission has arrested one Ubong Obot for illegally transmitting broadcast signals of DSTV to an estimated 500 houses in Akwa Ibom State, Punch reports.

Obot is said to have installed the DSTV signals to different homes for N5 000 and charged N1 000 per month as subscription fee.

Obot, who operated as Botex Integrated Service, was arrested based on intelligence and surveillance reports during an anti-piracy operation.

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