22 more power pilferers held

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Islamabad—The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) apprehended 22 more electricity thieves in various regions of the company in raids during its ongoing drive against power pilferers.
The spokesman told APP here that 11 culprits were caught red from Jhelum, seven from Islamabad and four from Attock circles.
He said the drive was launched on the directives of CEO Dr Rana Abdul Jabbar Khan. All the culprits were found involved in power theft through direct line (Kunda System) and by broken security strip of the meter, he added.
He said FIRs have been lodged against power thieves under the new electricity (Amendment) Act.
He said the IESCO was committed to taking stern action the power thieve across its all five regions.—APP