SSGC Operation Grift Intensifies, culprit Jailed

Karachi, January 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Sui Southern Gas Company’s SS and CGTO department raided Bismillah BBQ in Malir Colony, where the owner was found guilty of stealing gas directly from SSGC’s service line. The Culprit, Mohammad Salim S/o Luddan was arrested on spot. In Hyderabad, the SS and CGTO department identified a culprit who was stealing gas for commercial purpose from an old killed service line. The culprit had also installed a commercial meter interconnected with the direct line.

Furthermore, another culprit was found to be illegally using gas for commercial purpose from a domestic connection. Both illegal connections were disconnected on spot and FIR lodged. Claims will be raised accordingly against both culprits. In Larkana and Sukkur, Gas Theft Control Task Force detected 33 houses involved in stealing of gas through underground and overhead clamps.

Brig. (Rtd) Mohammad Abu Zar in his statement said that gas theft is one of the most significant factors that is contributing to UFG (unaccounted for gas). Therefore, efforts to reduce the number of gas theft incidences will intensify in future. The team will be cracking down on those involved in gas theft and doubling their efforts to eliminate this evil from its roots.

For more information, contact:
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
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