Illegal power connections disconnected


Lead Report

PESHAWAR: Some 90 illegal electricity connections were disconnected on Tuesday as the drive against such activities has been intensified.
A press release issued here said that on the directions of chief executive Pesco Anwar Ul Haq Yousafzai, a surveillance team raided in different areas of Peshawar, Khyber agency, Mardan and Swat circles and disconnected number of illegal connections.
An action was also conducted in Sikandar Pura sub division Peshawar, Lala sub division, Akora Khattak sub division, Jahangira sub division, Yarhussain sub division of Mardan Circle ,Par Hoti sub division, Swat Urban, Aman Kot and Chakdara sub divisions against illegitimate power supply connections. It said that the team also raided on various marble factories where tampered commercial electricity meters were removed.
The drive against illegal use of electricity and direct hooks would continue as PESCO has to face financial and line losses, the press release said.