A spokesman of PSPCL disclosed that the enforcement teams carried out checking of specific residences in Patiala . During checking Gurbaj Singh Cheema, a police official was caught indulging in power theft through "Direct Kundi " via underground wires.

 An amount of Rs 55,000/- penalty has been charged for this violation and the cable used in power theft has been seized on the spot. The consumer has been directed to deposit the amount and intimation has been sent to the Anti Power Theft Police Station as per Electricity Act 2003. As per instructions of higher authorities, strict action will be taken against any person having involved in such cases.

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Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has appealed to all  consumers to help   PSPCL  in controlling the menace of theft of electricity by providing information about  theft of power for campaign against theft of electricity in the state. Anyone consumer/citizen  can give feedback  about theft of electricity on Whatsapp no 96461-75770. PSPCL assured its consumers that their identity will not be disclosed..

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