PSPCL imposes Rs 26 lacs penalty on a dera in Bhikhiwind for theft of electricity

penalty on a dera in bhikhiwind for theft of electricity

PSPCL imposes Rs 26 lacs  penalty on a dera in Bhikhiwind  for theft of electricity

Punjab E News (Chandigarh):-  A spokesman of PSPCL disclosed that enforcement wing of Punjab state power corporation limited got a big success when the team caught a direct theft of electricity being  committed by a dera situated at Bhikhiwind in district Tarn Taran. 

   Spokesman said that enforcement team of Tarn Taran was investigating a complaint regarding the theft of electricity in this case.During the investigation team  found at the site that the theft of electricity was being committed by  directly  connecting a 300 KVA transformer to the nearby HT lines. Spokesman further added that during the checking a huge unauthorised load being used illegally was detected which includes 17 no ac's, 7 no geyser, 4 no motors, 196 no lights and 87 no fans. Sub division officer  Sur Singh has sent a notice of 26 lacs rupees as penalty for theft of electricity and a FIR has also been lodged in anti power theft police station, Verka Amritsar to take action against the consumer as per law.

     Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has appealed to all its esteemed consumers to help   PSPCL  in controlling the menace of theft of electricity by providing feedback about  theft of power for campaign against theft of electricity in the state. Any consumer/citizen  can give feedback  about theft of electricity on Whatsapp no 96461-75770. PSPCL assured its consumers that their identity will not be disclosed.


May 12 2022 8:32PM
penalty on a dera in bhikhiwind for theft of electricity
Source: Punjab E News

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