Karachi, February 25, 2019: K-Electric teams alongwith Law-Enforcement Agencies conducted a crackdown in different areas of North Karachi against power thieves and bill defaulters.
In 6B UP Mor, the teams raided Tayyab Sweets, a popular bakery and mithai shop for dues over Rs1.3 million. Notices were served and their power supply was disconnected.
During another raid, in the area of 11B North Karachi, more than 150 illegal connections ‘Kundas’ were removed and notices were served to the consumers.
KE is carrying out a massive crackdown against power theft and defaulters which is in line with the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2016.
Defaulters and power thieves could face prosecution that can lead to a penalty as high as PKR 6 Mn and imprisonment of up to 7 years.