Ombudsman’s office hear complaints against KEMarch 9, 2016
Karachi: Senior Advisor to Federal Ombudsman’s Regional Office, Farzana Jabeen said on Thursday that K-Electric should create a system to stop over billing so that citizens could get rid of it.
She was hearing the applications against K-Electric’s practices of over billing at the Camp Office of Deputy Commissioner Malir. Jabeen said: “Federal Ombudsman’s authority is providing people with instant justice, and poor citizens contacting him because neither any fee is received nor they need to hire an advocate.”
Advisor to Federal Ombudsman’s Regional Office Mohammad Yameen deducted the amount of the fines and directed to receive remaining billed amount in instalments during hearing of Masroor Akram’s application. Hearing Waseem Khan’s application, he said that issuing bill despite not using electricity was illegal act. He revised the bill upon which applicant was happy and went back praying for him.
Representative of under-construction Masjid-e-Taqwa, Moulana Liaquat Ali Khan told the Ombudsman Court that there was no meter in under-construction mosque but Rs 3000 were being received in respect of bill. Ombudsman’s Court said that at least K-Electric should respect the mosque.