54 power pilferers nabbed in a day in South Punjab

MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) have caught 54 power pilferers during separate operations launched

throughout the South Punjab in a day, 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 65, 000 electricity units.

A sum of over Rs 1.2 million fine was imposed on them while FIRs were registered against three of them over Involvement

in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, Installing loop in meter slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.