Power pil­fer­ers ap­pre­hended

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

IS­LAM­ABAD— The Is­lam­abad Elec­tric Sup­ply Com­pany ( IESCO) ap­pre­hended 22 more elec­tric­ity thieves in the com­pany’s re­gions in var­i­ous raids dur­ing its on­go­ing drive against power pil­fer­ers. The spokesman told APP here that some six cul­prits were caught red handed from Is­lam­abad, eight from Rawalpinid, four each from At­tock and Jhelum Cir­cles.

He said the drive was launched on the direc­tives of CEO, Dr Rana Ab­dul Jab­bar Khan. All cul­prits were found in­volved in power theft through di­rect line ( Kunda Sys­tem) and by bro­ken se­cu­rity strip of the me­ter, he added. He said FIRs had been lodged against the ac­cused un­der the new elec­tric­ity ( Amend­ment) Act.

He said the IESCO was com­mit­ted to tak­ing stern ac­tion the power thieve across its all five re­gions. He also re­quested its val­ued cus­tomers to in­form about power theft on IESCO’s new Roshni 8398 SMS ser­vice. The spokesman said that the IESCO was com­mit­ted to end­ing com­plete power theft cases from its re­gion on the direc­tives of the CEO.

He said the new ‘ ROSHNI SMS Ser­vice 8398’ was serv­ing com­mend­ably in en­tire IESCO re­gion in­clud­ing Is­lam­abad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chak­wal and At­tock cir­cles. This ser­vice was get­ting mas­sive re­sponse from its users, he said.— APP

Ladies tak­ing part in a com­pe­ti­tion held un­der the aegis of Is­lam­abad Flo­ral So­ci­ety.

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