Gas Theft Operation, 2 gas thiefs arrested in Baldia Town, Karachi

Staff Reporter – October 21, 2019


As part of its anti-gas theft Operation Grift campaign, Security Services and Counter Gas Theft Operation Wing Karachi carried out a raid in Baldia Town (District West) on direct use of gas from Distribution  pipelines for commercial power generation of 15 kw generator for running an RO plant.  Two culprits, Qadir Deen and Sadiq Rehman were apprehended on charges of direct use of stolen gas.  Summarily  FIR (# 65/2019) was lodged.

Since its establishment, SS&CGTO Department has raised theft claims to the tune of Rs. 1.7 billion out of which claims worth Rs. 1.2 billion have been acknowledged (73%).

The Company is facing millions in losses due to gas theft which is a primary reason behind line losses or UFG (Unaccounted-for-Gas). The Company has zero tolerance against gas theft and will not spare any incident of theft anywhere in its franchise areas.

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