DC for expediting crackdown against power, gas pilferers

ASTORE:The Deputy Commissioner (DC) has ordered WAPDA and SNGPL authorities to expedite crackdown against power and gas pilferers and ensure uninterrupted power supply to consumers.

According to a press release, the DC said zero tolerance has been adopted against power and gas stealing and strict action would be taken against culprits.

The demand of electricity and gas was increased due to peak winter season and it was the responsibility of WAPDA and SNGPL authorities to ensure uninterrupted electricity and gas to the domestic and industrial consumers.

He appealed people to avoid unnecessary use of electricity, gas geysers, heaters, rods and switch off lights especially in peak hours to avoid load shedding.