The PTI-led federal government of Pakistan has decided to take action against the power and gas thieves as the Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Thursday ordered the concerned authorities to start a crackdown against the people involved in power and gas pilferage.
While talking to the Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan and a Special Assistant to PM Nadeem Babar, PM Khan said that those who are involved in gas and power pilferage should be exposed before the people of Pakistan.
During the meeting in Islamabad, Minister for Power briefed the Prime Minister Imran Khan about the reforms taken in the energy sector.
He also informed the prime minister about the success achieved in the countrywide campaign against the gas and power theft.
Earlier on April 15, Federal Minister for Power announced to start a crackdown and strict actions against the power thieves. During an interview, the minister said that more than 30,000 cases had been registered against the power theft and about 3,000 people who were involved in the power pilferage had been sent to the jail during the ongoing crackdown against the power theft.