Power supply to KP minister’s village cut off
PESHAWAR: The electricity supply of the native village of KP Information Minister Shah Farman was disconnected on Saturday as a row between Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) and KP government intensified, ARY News reported.
According to sources, the area owes Rs 20.97 million under electricity charges.
Earlier on January 26, officials of the KP government had raided the house of Pesco chief in Wapda Colony following accusations against him of pilfering the electricity. Subsequently the Board of Directors (BoD) of Pesco in its meeting on December 31 adopted a unanimous resolution, seeking disciplinary action against the minister.
It is pertinent to mention here that Shah Farman had accused the Pesco chief for his involvement in power theft.