On the directions of Chief Executive PESCO, Task Forces actions against illegal use of electricity and Recovery of dues with the cooperation of Federal and Provincial Govt has been geared up throughout the Province. In this connection Task Forces of Mardan-1 Division recovered Rs.1880000/- from defaulters. 9 tampered meters replaced. 115 direct hooks removed,9 meters removed due to nonpayment of dues. Names of 112 persons have been sent to police stations for lodging FIRs for taking direct hooks from LT lines.
Task Forces of Mardan-2 Division recovered Rs.0.86 Million from defaulters. 112 direct hooks removed,
Drive against illegal use of electricity and direct hooks will continue, PESCO has once again warned to stop power pilferage in the larger interest of the nation, due to which PESCO has to face financial losses & line losses on one hand and on the other hand PESCO’s whole distribution system gets over loaded and the general public faces inconvenience of frequent power break downs.