98 power pilferers nabbed in a day in South Punjab

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98 power pilferers nabbed in a day in South Punjab

MULTAN,(APP):Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco)

caught 98 power pilferers during separate operations throughout

the South Punjab in a day, an official of Mepco said on Saturday.

     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

124,000 units, Mepco spokesman said.

     A sum of over Rs 2.4 million was imposed as fine on power pilferers  involved in tampering with body of meters,

direct supply, installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.