25 power pilferers held

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) apprehended 25 electricity thieves from various circles of the company in raids in last two days during its ongoing drive against power pilferers.

The spokesman told reporter here that 14 culprits were held red handed from Attock, 6 from Jhelum and five from Chakwal circles. They were found involved in power theft through direct line (Kunda System) and by broken security strip of the meter, he added.

He said FIRs have been lodged against power thieves under the electricity (Amendment) Act.