132 Power-pilferers Caught In South Punjab

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MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 21st Jul, 2019 ) ::The Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) caught 132 power-pilferers during operations throughout south Punjab in a day, an official said on Sunday.

Mepco teams accompanying task-forces raided different places in Multan, Vehari, Sahiwal, Rahimyar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal and Dera Ghazi Khan and detected theft of 207,000 units, Mepco spokesman said.

A sum of over Rs 3.9 million was imposed as fine on power pilferers while FIRs were got registered against eight of them on charges of tampering with body of meters, direct supply, installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.