Karachi – 2nd July, 2014: K-Electric, formerly KESC, released a press statement and gave details about a successful raid against electricity theft in Korangi with the help of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
The FIA and the KE teams were accompanied by the KE Police and raided four location including Stitching / Embroidery Factory (about 20 sewing machines) , One Service Station, one welding workshop and one Urea Factory / Office. According to the press statement, the main representatives from each location were arrested on the spot and are currently being questioned by FIA.
The inspection of the aforementioned locations revealed that electricity theft was being carried out after the KUNDAS- (Illegal Hook Connections) found and used for the different operations there. The electricity theft amounts to Rs. 5.5 Million approximately.
KE along with the FIA has been conducting an anti-theft drive all over Karachi and KE vows to continue such drives so that theft of electricity can be controlled. The reprehensive exercise will help curtail electricity theft and ensure more fair and equal distribution of electricity to the citizens of Karachi.