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Electricity pilferage detected at Qurtaba Complex

By APP
February 13, 2024

LAHORE:Lahore Electric Supply Company’s (LESCO) Islamia Park Sub-Division team detected power pilferage at Qurtaba Complex during an anti-power theft operation, here on Monday.

A Pakistani employee of the state-run Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), takes a meter reading with his smartphone at a commercial building in Islamabad. — AFP
A Pakistani employee of the state-run Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), takes a meter reading with his smartphone at a commercial building in Islamabad. — AFP

The inspection team found that a number of Lesco customers were stealing electricity by hooking wires on the main supply line of the company. The Lesco field staff immediately disconnected the illegal hooks and took the wires used in the theft into their custody, besides submitting FIR applications with the respective police station.

Lesco Chief Executive Officer Engineer Shahid Haider said that since the anti-electricity theft campaign started, there has been a clear reduction in electricity theft. He vowed that the anti-power theft campaign would continue till complete elimination of this menace.

Lesco upgrades website to solve complaints timely

Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has upgraded the official website on modern lines to solve the problems of the customers in a timely manner.

According to Lesco spokesman here Monday, the company has upgraded the official website to facilitate the provision of information and timely redressal of customers’ complaints, asserting that now it would be easy to have access to relevant information and redressal of their grievances. Director General (IT) Tahir Nadeem, Director (Credit Management Unit) Rai Masood Kharl, Manager (MIS) Wasim Iqbal, Manager (Network) Tanveer Ahmed and Additional Manager (MIS) Durdana Yousaf played a pivotal role in the website up-gradation. He said that IT officials briefed the Lesco CEO Engineer Shahid Haider about the up-gradation of the website.

The CEO said that the purpose of upgrading the website by Lesco is to provide accurate information to the customers in a timely manner. All information related to bills would be available on the website, while complaints could also be registered on the website, while the information about power shutdown and load-shedding schedule would also be available on the website, he mentioned.