HYDERABAD, Sep 19 (APP):The Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) in its continued drive against electricity theft has recovered a sum of
Rs. 96,200,000 from defaulters.
According to the HESCO Spokesman, 677 letters have been sent to relevant police stations to register cases and take legal action against power pilferers.
He said that the crackdown was continued against power theft in the Hyderabad region without discrimination and so far 299 cases have been registered against electricity thieves and 30 people were arrested, adding that 60 transformers were also seized during the drive.