Pesco nabs 31 defaulters
PESHAWAR—Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) raiding teams Thursday seized 125 illegal connections besides arresting 31 persons on charges of power stealing in the province.
As per the directions of Chief Executive Pesco Anwarul Haq Yousafzai, PESCO intensified drive against illegal use of electricity in the province and seized 125 illegal connections in different areas of the province, says a PESCO press release here today.
The teams raided in different areas of Peshawar circle and nabbed 85 illegal connections including a direct connection of a mobile tower. Similarly, in City-2 sub division, Mardan teams nabbed three persons in Turu sub division, three in Cantonment sub division-2 and eight power stealers in City-1 sub division, including direct connection of Alkhair Bakery besides 18 in Urban and Chadara sub divisions of Swat Circle.