Mepco imposes Rs 2. 9m fine on 119 power pilferers

MULTAN: Task Force of Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) on Thursday imposed fine of Rs 2. 9 million on 119 power pilferers during a crackdown across 13 districts of the region.

According to Mepco’s official sources, the task force along with district administration and police launched a crackdown and caught 119 power pilferers. The task force imposed fine of Rs 2. 9 million on them for stealing 71, 379 units.

The Mepco task force also got registered FIRs against 28 power pilferers with the police stations concerned, the sources added.