KARACHI: K-Electric conducted a kunda-removal drive in Sindh Cooperative Housing Society, Gadap to curb power theft and illegal abstraction in the area. During the drive, illegal power connections were removed from 2 cardboard manufacturing factories and a baking unit. The drive was carried out by KE staff with the support of security officials, says a Press release.
KE’s consistent efforts towards curbing power theft along with other initiatives have enabled the power utility to reduce its Transmission & Distribution (T&D) losses by around 14% since 2009.
According to KE Spokesperson, “Power theft is the leading cause of faults in the system and also a source of inconvenience for the entire neighborhood and community at large. The power utility remains fully committed to eradicate power theft and seeks support from the community to help curb the menace of electricity theft.”
Reports of power theft may be made by calling at 118 or 021-99000 or through KE’s Facebook and Twitter pages or anonymously via email firstname.lastname@example.org.