Power pil­fer­ers held

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ISLAMABAD—Islamabad Elec­tric Supply Com­pany (IESCO) ap­pre­hended some six more electricity thieves in var­i­ous re­gions of the com­pany in raids dur­ing its on­go­ing drive against power pil­fer­ers. The spokesman told APP here that some five cul­prits were caught red-handed from Rawalpindi and one from Islamabad Cir­cles. He said the drive was launched on the di­rec­tives of CEO Dr Rana Ab­dul Jab­bar Khan. All the 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 have been lodged against power thieves 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. He said the new “ROSHNI SMS Ser­vice 8398” was serv­ing com­mend­ably in en­tire IESCO re­gion in­clud­ing Islamabad ,Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chak­wal and Attock cir­cles. —APP

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