(APP):Hyderabad Electric Supply Company HESCO has launched massive operation against power thieves in the light of huge theft of power and use of illegal transformers.
HESCO Executive Engineer Insaf Ali Brohi said that operation was launched for the recovery of huge outstanding dues of millions.
He said that operation is launched with the support of Rangers and Police.
He said that it is national cause and would fight for the recovery till his last sigh. XEN said that residents of village Saffan near Qazi Ahmed town are using power without payments of single rupee.
He said that 25 kilowatt transformer installed near a Petrol Pump was removed on the complaint of stealing electricity while three other transformers were also unloaded on the same charges.
He further said that such operations against power thieves would continue to minimize duration of load shedding.
He said that power theft is an extra burden on the resources of country and actions against it were unavoidable.