41 FIRs registered: Pesco recovers Rs 2.6 million more dues

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Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (Pesco) recovered Rs 2.6 million during recovery campaign in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and registered FIRs against 41 persons in Badbher sub-division. Disconnection & Recovery Campaign of the company is in full swing through out the province.

In this connection a Recovery Team under the supervision of SDO Pesco Badbher sub-division Nadar Wali raided different areas of Gul Bahadar, Zangali, Shen Darmang, Masho, Mera Surizai, Badbher, Saifen and nabbed 41 persons using illegal direct connections from pole. The company has lodged FIRs against them in the concerned police stations.

During checking several commercial connections were disconnection using domestic supply. Similarly procedure was initiated for the change of tariff from domestic to commercial tariff.

Pesco, Badbher checking teams also recovered an amount of Rs 251,000 from defaulters. SDO Nadar Wali also held open katcheries in different areas to motivate the people to pay the electricity bills on time. During the open katcheris people's electricity problems was also resolved.

Pesco Recovery Teams in Rural Cantt Division Peshawar recovered Rs 310,493 from 37 defaulters, while power supply to 6 consumers for non payment of Rs 66,689 was disconnected. In Pesco Swat Circle Rs 474,941 have been recovered from defaulters while Rs 630,000 were recovered in Mardan-I Division. Similarly in Tangi sub-division Rs 194,080 have been recovered from defaulters. Similarly in Koat division Rs 450,000 have been recovered from defaulters.

Similarly in Nowshera-I Division Rs 264,207 have been recovered from defaulters, while electricity supply was disconnected to several consumers for non payment of Pesco dues. Chief Executive Pesco lauded the performance of these Recovery Teams, and directed the other field officials to speed up the recovery campaign. Meanwhile, due to installation of heavy Power Transformer at 132 KV Jamrud Grid Station, power supply will remain suspended from November 13, 18 from 8:00am. (duration 96 hours),resultantly the consumers of 11kv PCB, Olympia,PPI-2, Kidney centre, RMI and Hayatabad No-3 feeders will face inconvenience.

Courtesy: Business Recorder

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