KE removes 4680 KundasJune 18, 2015
Karachi: K-Electric said under its Operation Burq campaign has removed at least 4,680 illegal connections from North Nazimabad, Surjani, Nazimabad, Gadap, Korangi, Landhi, Johar, Malir, Bin Qasim, Shah Faisal, Lyari and Sadr areas.
An illegal PMT was lifted near Al-Habib restaurant on Superhighway which was feeding electricity to a famous residential project, Saima Villas. Arrests were made from this raid after locals resisted. A sea-food cold storage near Ibrahim Hyderi was also raided and caught red-handed and 11 arrests made from this spot.
In another raid commercial and residential electricity thieves were targeted in North Nazimabad whereas arrests were made and an FIR was launched. More than 500 illegal connections were removed from North Karachi and in the area of Lyari, a few welding shops, Shoe-making factories were also raided and the culprits were penalized.
A few other raids were conducted in Bhittai Colony, Bilal Colony and Lucknow Society in Korangi during early hours where major discrepancies were found and removed.