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Police station dedicated for cracking down on gas theft inaugurated

Karachi, April 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): The first-ever Police Station especially dedicated for penalizing miscreants involved in natural gas theft was jointly inaugurated by Feroze Shah, DIG (West) and Khalid Rahman, MD, SSGC on April 10, 2015. The police station set up by SSGC was the result of the Company’s year long efforts aimed at curbing gas theft.

Natural gas theft is one of the primary reasons behind Unaccounted for Gas (UFG), a phenomenon that has severely affected the Company’s financial bottom-line. The police station will be responsible for conducting raids against gas thieves, lodging FIRs, evidence collection and presenting challans to the courts.

In their remarks, MD, SSGC and DIG (West) expressed their utmost commitment in working together to control gas theft. While appreciating SSGC for taking a major step forward by setting up this police station, Sindh Police has gone a step ahead in showing its determination to expose the gas theft miscreants by regularly revealing their names and pictures in the media.

The Police Station has been set up due to the efforts and constant patronage of Ghulam Haider Jamali, IG Sindh, Feroze Shah, DIG (West) and Nauman Siddiqui, SSP Central. DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akhtar has also shown Pakistan Rangers’ keenness to support the efforts of SSGC in bringing the gas thieves to book.

Also present on the occasion were Shoaib Warsi, DMD/COO, Major Mohammad (R) Akhtar, SGM (Management Services), Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, SGM (Customer Services), Lt. Colonel (R) Shoaib Ahmed Qureshi, AGM (Admin. /Security Services), Kashif Qadeer, DGM/In charge (Customer Relations) and Col. Mohammad Saad, CM (Security Services) and an impressive police contingent.

For more information, contact:
Inayatullah Ismail
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
ST-4/B, Block 14, Sir Shah Suleman Road,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99021773, +92-21-99021000
Fax: +92-21-99231662
Cell: +92-322-2225159
Email: inayatullah@ssgc.com.pk, info@ssgc.com.pk
Web: www.ssgc.com.pk

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