149 Power Pilferers Caught In A Day In South Punjab


MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 11th Mar, 2020 ) :Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) caught 149 power pilferers during separate operations across South Punjab in a day, an official of Mepco said on Wednesday. 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 184,000 units, Mepco spokesman said.

A sum of over Rs 2.9 million was imposed as fine on power pilferers while cases were also got lodged against 28 of them involved in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.