114 power pilferers nabbed in a day in South Punjab

MULTAN: Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) have caught 114 power pilferers during separate operations launched throughout the South Punjab in a day, Mepco official said on Thursday.

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 134, 000 electricity units.

A sum of over Rs 2.1 million fine was imposed on them while FIRs were registered against seven of them over Involvement in tampering with body of meters, direct supply, Installing loop in meters, slowing down meters, meter dead stop and meter screen wash.