Karachi, September 16, 2017: K-Electric has reiterated its continued commitment to eradicate power theft against all odds and strongly condemns the attack against its teams in Nazimabad block 1 during a hook (Kunda) removal exercise.
As per the press statement, during removal, KE teams faced resistance from Kunda Mafia who assaulted the team. The employees were safely extracted with the support of law enforcement agencies.
As per KE Spokesperson, “It is despicable and unfortunate that members of our hardworking team were assaulted. Physical violence in all form and manner must be condemned. Our teams are dedicated to serve the people of Karachi. Incidents like these strengthen our resolve and determination to crackdown harder on power thieves.”
K-Electric also urges the people of Karachi to take a stand against acts of violence and condemn such incidents. Usage of hook connections a criminal offence as it is a safety hazard as well as a major cause of frequent PMT trippings.
The power utility will continue its campaign against power theft and defaulters and is grateful to the public at large for their support. Reports of power theft may be made via KEs customer care platforms or emailing email@example.com (anonymity maintained upon request).