K-Electric tightens noose around power thieves, defaulters
March 26, 2023 11:54 AM
K-Electric (KE) has decided to take stringent action against power stealers and defaulters in Darakhshan Society, Malir A area and Qureshi Muhalla areas of Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
According to KE spokesperson, electricity was being supplied to more than 100 homes in A area of Malir while being stolen from KE's network under the pretense of generator use for power generation.
Similarly, in Qureshi Muhallah, more than 50 houses were using electricity through illegal means and officials cut kundas from the poles.
It was learnt that the residents of Quresi Muhallah was stealing electricity worth Rs2.2 million per month
Despite setting up several facilitation camps in Malir A area, payments are not made.
Reporter: Basim Iftikhar