Lahore, March 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Various business circles have appreciated Petroleum Ministry crackdown on ‘influential gas thieves’ and expressed the optimism that it would continue the operation without any discrimination and till the arrest of last gas thief.
As per reports, Raids were carried out on the mills of recently elected PPP Punjab Vice President Azizur Rehman Chan and PML-N MNA Roheel Ashghar Shaikh on the instructions of MD Sui Northern Pipelines Engineer Arif Hameed. According to sources, the meters of the heavy steel industrial units, situated on Bund Road, have been sealed and submitted to laboratories.
SNGPL sources said both influential persons were involved in large scale theft of gas. Three industrial gas meters were taken into custody from Chan. Sources said that gas amounting to Rs.40 million per month was being stolen from these meters. Two industrial meters were taken into custody from the steel mills of Shaikh’s son. The mill was stealing gas amounting to Rs.2.5 million per month.
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