143 Power Pilferers Nabbed In A Day In South Punjab

MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 10th Jul, 2020 ) :Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) caught 143 power pilferers during separate operations throughout the South Punjab in a day, an official of Mepco said on Friday. 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 339,000 units, Mepco spokesman said.

A sum of over Rs 4.7 million was imposed as fine on power pilferers and registered FIRs against one of them over involvement in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.