PESCO arrests 16 people stealing electricity

Monday 12 June 2017 5 months ago 118   Peshawar   Print

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Report  Web Desk : PESHAWAR: The PESCO teams along with police booked 16 power thieves during various raids in provincial capital on Monday. As per the directives of Chief Executive Pesco Shabir Ahmad, drive against illegal use of electricity and recovery of dues was geared up in the province. In this regard Pesco teams under the supervision of Nadeem Afridi XEN Peshawar Cantonment Division checked various premises in the jurisdiction of University Town-1,University Town-2 and Kohat Road sub divisions along with Pesco Police and nabbed 16 persons on the spot using direct connections. FIRs have been lodged against the accused namely Sadaqat S/o Ali Akbar,Junaid S/o ZahirKhan,Saleem Khan S/o ZardadKhan,Nadeem S/o Dari Khan,Umar S/o HazratGul,Zeshan S/o Anbar Khan,Rahim S/o Faiz,Saqib S/o AmanUllah,Qismatullah S/o GulKhan,Saleem S/o Khan,Rahim S/o FazalRahim,Rahaullah S/o Khan,Ubaid S/o SaifurRehman,Saleem Shah S/o Farman,Jahanzeb S/o Shah Khalid and Ali S/o Ahmad Nabi. CEO Shabir Ahmad directed all the field formations to speed up drive against illegal use of electricity and warned power stealers to stop power pilferage, otherwise strict action would be taken against them. 02