Rs959m fine imposed on power pilferers
MULTAN—Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) imposed over Rs 959 million fine on 225,303 pilferers during the fiscal year 2015-16. According to Mepco sources, various teams referred 4,326 applications to police stations for lodging FIRs against pilferers at nine operation cirlces from July 2015 to May 2016.
The teams also recovered over Rs 626 million from power pilferers and deposited to the revenue department. Meanwhile, the Government has approved funds for dual source electricity connection and gas supply for the Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases (Kidney Center).