September, 30, 2023
The crackdown against electricity thieves continues

The crackdown against electricity thieves continues

Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Rahim Yar Khan, Faisalabad, Jhang, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan (Special Representative, Special Correspondent, Special Correspondent, Crime Reporter, Express Report, From Your Reporter, Representatives) Secretary Power Rashid Langriyal He has said that actions against electricity thieves are ongoing. From September 7 to 12, 369 electricity thieves have been arrested.

The crackdown against electricity thieves continues, 369 electricity thieves have been caught in 6 days, and 2380 cases have been registered. A fine of 441 million rupees has also been imposed on electricity thieves. To make the plan effective, the government has decided to change the board of directors of electricity distribution companies and appoint non-political people. A nationwide crackdown against electricity thieves has been going on since September 7.

According to the Secre Tree Power Division, 369 electricity thieves will be caught in the last six days. A total of 6,215 electricity thieves have been caught, amounting to Rs 44 crore. 10 lakh rupees fine while 16 crore 20 lakh rupees were collected from the involved elements from electricity thieves, more than 4000 applications against electricity thieves have been registered in the relevant police stations across the country, sources say that in the power companies, technical, qualified and It has been decided to include non-political persons.

Caretaker Energy Minister Muhammad Ali has also asked for details, the decision to change will be taken this week. On the instructions of Commissioner Lahore Muhammad Ali Randhawa, actions against electricity thieves have been initiated. Two tubewells in the bridge attic in North Circle Lesko were being operated with stolen electricity. The tube wells were operated by rotating the overhead electric wires. The teams conducted an operation and arrested the electricity thief and a case was registered. In Rahim Yar Khan, a crackdown on MAPCO Kanad thieves and electricity thieves continues.

The transfer wires installed to supply electricity to the poor areas were not started. Fesco’s full operation against electricity theft, during six days, a total of 363 electricity thieves have been caught from Fesco region, who were charged bills of more than 370 lakhs in the form of more than 9 lakh 72 thousand detection units. During the last 6 days, 68 electricity thieves were arrested red-handed by Jhang Circle. A fine of 76 lakh 87 thousand rupees was imposed. A complaint cell has been set up in the Civil Defense Rawalpindi office where people can directly file complaints about power theft.

ISCO officials say that the public’s cooperation is indispensable in preventing electricity theft. MEPCO teams faced incidents of violent beating during recovery, reading, and catching electricity theft. Luk Mandi Multan / Chongi No. 14 Multan and Muzaffargarh Incidents of making the MEPCO teams go on a walk, interfering with the car government, and tearing clothes by violence. In Rajanpur, the brother of the former MPA was involved in electricity theft for four days.

During the action against electricity thieves in Circle Dera Ghazi Khan, 6 lakh units were recovered and a fine of around 3 crores was imposed. Crackdown against power theft and defaulters in Sahu Ka, crores of defaulting farmers and power thieves came face to face with Mapco team, Mapco, and police faced resistance from different places, Nad Hind Gan transformers and other installations were taken down from different places. Cases have been filed against the attackers, and Kisan Ittihad today protested across the district.

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