MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) Khan Garh sub-division detected pilferage of electricity and imposed fine of Rs 3 million on 369 power pilferers.
SDO Khan Garh sub division Ammar Ali Raza Siddiqui said that they had got registered cases against 24 power pilferers who were found stealing electricity through direct line. He said that monthly line looses of the sub division was reduced by 1.82 percent while progressive line losses was reduced by 0.26 percent.
He said that monthly recovery ratio remained 105.41 percent while the progressive recovery remained 100.69 percent.
The SDO further informed that Rs 824,374 imposed fine was recovered from the chronic defaulters and deposited into the revenue department.
He said that operation was continued against the power pilferers and defaulters without any discrimination.