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SNGPL cuts off another 182 connections over gas theft

By APP
April 01, 2024
The sui gas meters can be seen in this picture. — APP File
The sui gas meters can be seen in this picture. — APP File

LAHORE:The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), during its ongoing crackdown on gas pilferers, severed another 182 connections besides imposing Rs10.7 million fine in Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

According to Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited’s media affairs department, in Lahore, the regional team disconnected two connections on illegal use of gas while another three connections on use of compressor.

In Multan, four connections were disconnected on illegal use of gas while another nine on use of compressor. The team also imposed fine of Rs0.316 million against gas pilfers. In Rawalpindi, the regional team disconnected four connections on illegal use of gas and imposed Rs0.14 million fine on gas pilferers.

In Peshawar and Karak, the company disconnected 123 connections on account of direct use of gas and illegal use of gas and amount of Rs8.9 million against gas theft cases.

In Sahiwal, one connection was disconnected on illegal use of gas. In Gujrat, the team disconnected four connections on illegal use of gas. In Faisalabad, the team disconnected a connection on illegal use of gas while imposing fine of Rs32,000 on gas pilferers. The regional team of Bahawalpur disconnected nine connections on illegal use of gas. In Gujranwala, the regional team disconnected two connections on illegal use of gas. Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited team also imposed fine of Rs80,000 on gas pilferers.