FAISALABAD - The teams of Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) caught eight people including two women for pilfering electricity in separate incidents in the limits of city police Jaranwala.
Police said on Tuesday that FESCO teams visited various areas and found eight people identified as Nusrat Bibi, Nasreen Bibi, Bashir Ahmed, Ali Hassan, Anwar, Umar Farooq, Rizwan, and Maqbool Ahmed in stealing electricity directly from main lines. On the reports of Fesco officials, the police have registered cases against eight power pilferers.
4,837 POWER PILFERERS NABBED DURING 2022
The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) on Tuesday caught 4,837 power pilferers during the current year 2022 so far.
A spokesman said on Tuesday that FESCO task force, during special campaign of “zero tolerance for power pilferage” detected theft of electricity at 4,837 sites in eight districts of its region including Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot, Sargodha, Mianwali, Bhakkar and Khushab.
He said that FESCO teams removed electricity supply meters of power pilferers and got 4837 cases registered against them including 1425 FIRs in First Circle, 958 FIRs in Second Circle, 428 FIRs in Jhang Circle, 1190 FIRs in Sargodha Circle and 836 FIRs in Mianwali Circle. The task force also started checking of electricity lines at night to control pilferage of electricity, he added.