53 power pilferers nabbed in South Punjab

MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) caught 53 power pilferers during separate operations launched throughout the South Punjab. Mepco official said on Sunday.

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

over 48, 000 electricity units.

A sum of over Rs eight lakh fine was imposed on them over Involvement in tampering meters, direct supply, Installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.