GB power deptt tightens noose around defaulters' neck.


GILGIT -- The power department of Gilgit Baltistan will launch a crackdown against power pilferers and defaulters, asking consumers to pay outstanding dues by November 15 to avoid action.

The power department's sources said small number of consumers- only 4000 out of total 25000 in Gilgit city were paying monthly electricity bills regularly, which incurring heavy revenue loss to the department.

They added the concerned staff would disconnect power supply to consumers who did not comply and failed to pay dues within the deadline, adding fine would also be imposed on the defaulters.

The sources said currently consumers in the city were facing power suspension due to technical faults but loadshedding would end...

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