Sui Southern Gas Company Limited conducts raid on illegal connection; accused nabbed

Karachi, September 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):SSGC’s Counter Gas Theft Team conducted a raid in Bhangoria Goth Karachi on a Chiky making factory in Azizabad against gas theft and unauthorized use of Gas. The owner of the factory Sagheer has been arrested by the SSGC dedicated Police Force and FIR has been lodged against the offender. SSGC has also cut the gas connection of the said restaurant.

In another raid in Sukkur, SSGC’s Counter Gas Theft Team conducted a raid on Ice Factory in Gambat city. Owner of ice factory Zuhaib Ahmed Khairo was using gas directly without Meter. FIR has been launched against the culprits and the gas supply line has been killed. However, the gas claim has been raised against the culprit.

SSGC has expressed its determination to uproot the menace of gas theft. Whenever required, the SSGC raiding parties will also seek the assistance of Pakistan Rangers’. The Gas Theft Control and Recovery Act, 2016 passed by the National Assembly in 2016 and the recent establishment of Gas Theft utility courts have given the gas utilities the mandate to take an unprecedented legal action against them.

For more information, contact:
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
ST-4/B, Block 14, Sir Shah Suleman Road,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99021773, +92-21-99021000
Fax: +92-21-99231662
Cell: +92-322-2225159

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