MULTAN, Sep 10 (APP): Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has launched a crackdown to prevent gas theft at industrial, commercial and domestic levels.
A high-level meeting was held at the distribution Multan office chaired by General Manager Rashid Ishaq in this regard.
Deputy Chief Engineer Hussain Zafar, Senior Engineer Zubair Ahmad Khan in charge Task Force Ghulam Abbas, Deputy Chief Admin Officer Usman Karim Baig, Syed Ahmed Kashif Shah, Saif-ur- Rehman were also present.
General Manager Rashid Ishaq said that a crackdown has been launched against gas thieves nationwide and vigorous action started in this regard.
The circle has been tightened around those who have caused huge losses to the public exchequer by stealing gas at industrial, commercial and domestic levels and joint action will be taken with police.
He said that not only the connections of gas thieves will be disconnected but they will also have to face lawsuits. Rashid Ishaq further said that taking gas by installing a compressor was also an illegal measure which destroys the gas network and also endangers the life of the user.
He said that action would also be taken against the vendors with the help of district administration to stop the sale of compressors.
He urged the citizens to play their role in the crackdown against gas thieves and identify such elements.