PHC declares fuels charges as illegal

December 17, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Peshawar: Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday declared fuel adjustment charges as illegal and order Pesco to re-pay the charges to the consumers from whom this has been received. Headed by Chief Justice PHC Justice Dost Muhammad Khan Two-member bench was hearing case pertaining to fuel adjustment charges here on Tuesday. The court also vacated the stay order against the fuel charges During the proceeding, Justice Dost Muhammad observed said Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) has become donation box’ as donation is being collected from the consumers whenever the transformer of a particular area got damaged.

Chief Justice Dost Mohammad remarked that under which law fuel adjustment charges are imposed. The court ordered to re-pay the fuel charges to those consumers from whom Pesco has been collected this amount.