IESCO detects over 4,000 suspicious meters

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad Electric Supply Company has detected 4,267 suspicious meters in all five circles of the company during February and charged 2.6 million units on account of power pilferage besides imposing fine of Rs 47.425 million.

Sharing the details, Chief Executive Officer IESCO Ch. Abdul Razaq told media that the IESCO’s teams checked 79,155 meters of different tariff during the said period.

Out of total, 4,267 meters were found slow, 9 tempered, 8 with holes while 103 were getting direct electricity.

“Based on slow meter and power theft approximately 2.6 million units were charged and imposed Rs 47.425 million fine on the customers,,” he said.