Power Dist. Companies recover Rs1.8 billion from power pilferers

October 14, 2019: Power Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have recovered Rs. 1.8 billion from power pilferers, from October 13, 2018 to September 30, 2019.

As per official sources, detection bills worth Rs. 3 billion were charged against the power thieves during the anti-theft campaign. A total of 197.29 MkWh units were charged during the said period.

Over 43,000 FIRs were registered against the power pilferers while 6,568 power thieves were arrested during the said period.

A breakup of the aforesaid amount shows that a sum of Rs. 340.8 million was recovered by Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), Rs. 256.9 million by Gujranwala Electric Supply Company (GEPCO), Rs. 318.4 million by Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO), Rs. 325 million by Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) and Rs. 422.8 by Multan Electric Supply Company.

Similarly, Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) recovered Rs. 84 million, Hyderbad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) Rs. 12.2 million, Sukkur Electric Supply Company (SEPCO) Rs.  32.4 million, and Quetta Electric Supply Company Rs. 14.4 million during the said period.

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Posted on: 2019-10-14T17:35:00+05:00

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