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SSGC raids against gas thieves in Karachi, Nawabshah

ISLAMABAD: Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has tightened its noose around gas thieves by conducting a number of raids du

28 Dec 2018

ISLAMABAD: Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has tightened its noose around gas thieves by conducting a number of raids during last few days.

The SSGC team observed that the owner of a hotel in Malir Cantt was stealing gas through direct line, said a press release. The restaurant owner named Muhammad Sabir s/o Muhammed Tahir was using 650 CFT/ HR gas.

The raiding party disconnected the rubber pipes and other material being used in theft and arrested Muhammad Sabir. Similarly, a raid was carried out on KDA Flats, Gulshan Shiraz, Surjani town Karachi where gas thieves were stealing gas illegally by using rubber pipes which were confiscated, with theft load to be charged accordingly.

Crackdown against such culprits will be more intensified in the future since rising theft cases badly affect the company’s financial position.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2018