The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed the concerned authorities to file a case against K-Electric over the several deaths in Karachi due to electrocution during the Monson rain spell in the country.
As per the details, the top judge of the country Justice Gulzar Ahmad has ordered the authorities to put the name the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) K-Electric Monis Alvi on the Exit Control List (ECL) and also conduct the audit of the power company.
While expressing anger over the prolonged the power outages in Karachi, the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) reprimanded the authorities concerned and remarked that the people living in the metropolis are severely suffering from the issue.
The council appointed by the company responded and told the court that the key reason behind the load-shedding is power theft. The Chief Justice of Pakistan further asked why authorities haven’t taken the action yet against the culprits to stop power theft.
On the other hand, the chairman of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has assured the Supreme Court of Pakistan to launch an investigation against K-Electric as per the directives issued by the top court over which, the top judge had directed the Chairman NEPRA to also conduct an audit of his own department.