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CM Mehmood warns SSGC, PESCO to refrain from overbilling

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan on Sunday warned the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) to refrain from overbilling, ARY News reported. "The SSGC and the PESCO should refrain from overbilling. They should not create hurdles for the masses and the government," Mehmood Khan said after people approached him to register their complaint against overbilling by the utility providers. He said ignorance of the SSGC and PESCO created the issue of law and…

Four arrested over power theft in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: In a latest action by Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) against power theft, four persons were held, who were involved in power pilferage, ARY News reported on Friday. According to PESCO’s spokesperson, more than 70 ‘Kunda’ , were disconnected, while four individuals, who were involved in electricity theft were taken into the custody. During the drive rs 160,000 were also recovered from the defaulters of PESCO, the spokesperson continued. Minister for Power Umar Ayub Khan on Saturday (December 1)…

PESCO recovers Rs 88, 509 from defaulters in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) on Thursday recovered Rs 88, 509 from defaulters during an action in various areas of Peshawar and Banu. According to the PESCO's spokesperson, the drive against defaulters and electricity thieves, continued in various areas of Peshawar and Banu of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province. “As many as 51 illegal electricity connections were removed and cases were registered against eight over charges of electricity theft,”  said the spokesperson. Electricity of 18 distribution…

Minister takes notice as three die of electrocution in Mansehra school

ISLAMABAD:  Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan on Wednesday took notice of the incident in which three students and their teacher died of electrocution in a school in Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, ARY News reported. A teacher and three students were electrocuted on Tuesday when a high transmission line came into contact with a steel pole during the flag-hoisting ceremony at a private school in the Kawai area of the Kaghan Valley in Mansehra. The minister today issued directives to hold…