Rs 805.7 Mln Fine Imposed On 278,928 Power Pilferers During Six Months

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MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 23rd Jan, 2017 ) : Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) has imposed fine Rs 805.7 million on 278,928 power pilferers during a grand operation in the region from July 2016 to December 2016.

In line with special directions of CEO Mepco Engineer Masood Salahuddin, grand operation was launched in the region in which 278,928 power pilferers were caught including 13,172 in Multan circle, 16,379 in DG Khan circle, 6939 in Vehari, 15,379 in Bahawalpur, 5815 in Sahiwal, 68,559 in Rahim Yar Khan, 66,531 in Muzaffargarh, 75,408 in Bahawalnager and 10,746 power pilferers were caught in Khanewal circle during July 2016 to December 2016.

The Mepco imposed a fine of Rs 805.7 millions on the pilferers out of which Rs 538.2 millions has been recovered. The operation was continued against pilferers without any discrimination in all 13 district of the South Punjab including Multan.