Govt taking steps to curb power theft: Interior Minister

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi says the government is taking concrete steps to curb power theft and overbilling in power distribution companies. Addressing a news conference in Lahore today, he said overbilling of 830 million electricity units has been detected in Lahore Electric Supply Company only. The Interior Minister said these units were overbilled to government offices, industry and common man. Mohsin Naqvi said the prime minister has assured full support to the FIA in campaign against overbilling. He said the campaign of FIA against overbilling will not stop until the issue is fully resolved. Mohsin Naqvi said that FIA along with Power Ministry is going to launch a campaign against power theft in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Source: Radio Pakistan