PESCO Task Forces recover Rs.4.62m from defaulters

PESHAWAR:On the directives of Chief Executive Offier (CEO) the task forces of PESCO with the cooperation of federal and provincial governments has geared up operation against illegal use of electricity and recovery of dues across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said a press release issued here on Monday.

In this connection Task Forces of Mardan-1 Division recovered Rs.1340000/- from defaulters. Rs1420000/- recovered from domestic and consumers as assessment charge, replaced 9 tampered meters, removed 54 direct hooks removed and disconnected 9 meters due to nonpayment of dues.

The names of 16 persons have been sent to police stations for lodging FIRs for taking direct hooks from LT lines.

Similarly, Task Forces of Mardan-2 Division recovered Rs.1.86 million from defaulters and also removed 11 direct hooks.