Penalty of over 7 lakh imposed for power theft

Last Updated: Friday, June 4, 2010 - 15:05

Bangalore: Four Stone Polishing units were
caught for power theft recently and a penalty of over Rs seven
lakh was imposed on them.

Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) caught the
stone polishing units in Ingalgi village in Chittapur taluk
for committing power theft by tempering meter security seals
and manipulating meter recording on June two.

A penalty of Rs 7,53,732 was imposed and criminal cases
were booked against them, a Karnataka Power Transmission
Corporation Limited (KPTCL) release said.

PTI




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