A significant nationwide crackdown against power theft is currently in full swing, as the government ramps up efforts to curb electricity theft and recover stolen funds.
According to a tweet by the Secretary of the Power Division, Rashid Langrial, a substantial sum of 1,748 million rupees has been recovered in the past seven days alone.
This operation has also seen 5,193 First Information Reports (FIRs) filed against alleged power thieves, with 560 individuals apprehended during the same period.
The efforts to combat electricity theft have been particularly prominent in Lahore, where the local police have intensified their operations targeting power thieves.
Over the course of the past seven days, 15 suspects have been arrested within the city. Among them, three suspects were apprehended in the Cantt Division, 23 in Civil Lines, and another 23 in the Saddar Division. For further details on this ongoing operation, Jahangir Khan can be contacted.
In the meantime, the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Operations has issued orders to intensify the crackdown on power thieves. Additionally, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) has been appointed as the legal focal person for the prevention of electricity theft.