PESCO recovers Rs4.8m from defaulters in Mardan circle

PESHAWAR:The PESCO Task Force here Monday recovered Rs4.8 million from defaulters in Mardan circle.

On the directives of PESCO Chief, Task Forces of Mardan Circle continued crackdown against power theft and recovery of dues and recovered Rs4.8million from defaulters besides removed 179 direct hocks.

Task Forces of Mardan-1 division has recovered Rs2800000 from defaulters, nine tampered meters replaced.

As many as 67 direct hooks and nine meters removed due to nonpayment of outstanding dues.

The names of 28 accused persons were sent to police stations for lodging FIRs for taking direct hooks from LT lines.

Task Forces of Mardan-2 division was recovered Rs0.95million from defaulters besides104 direct hooks removed.

At Takhtbai Division, Rs37700 were recovered from permanent disconnected consumers while Rs 1507590 recovered from running consumers.