Pesco takes action against illegal use of electricity


Staff Reporter

Peshawar—On the directions of the Chief Executive, Pesco (Peshawar Electric Supply Company) drive against illegal use of electricity and recovery of dues, has been geared up throughout the province. In this regard Pesco teams under the supervision of Nadeem Afridi Xen Cantt division Peshawar checked various premises in the jurisdiction of Gulberg, University Town-1,2, Kohat Road sub divisions and other surrounding areas along with Pesco Police and nabbed 13 persons using direct connections.
FIRs have been lodged against them and they have been arrested. These are, Zakria S/o Attaullah, Shah Nawaz S/o Syed Abbas, Ghulam S/o Abdullah Khan, Khalid Mahmood S/o Shams Uddin, Thsif S/o Khurshid Khan, Khurram Shazad S/o Sajjad Ahmad, Jabbar Khan S/o Jalal Khan and Shan Khan S/o Fazal Karim.
Drive against illegal use of electricity and direct hooks will continue, Pesco has once again warned to stop power pilferage in the larger interest of the nation, due to which Pesco has to faces financial losses on one hand and on the other hand Pesco’s whole distribution system gets over loaded and the general public faces inconvenience of frequent power break downs.