Elderly man jail for Power theft in India, told to pay Rs 68 lakh

Power theft situation in India is worsening and Supreme Court recently said that farmers and those who stay below the BPL can sometimes not pay the bills but those who can and still don’t pay it to need to be punished. A senior citizen Rajpal Singh has recently been jailed for 2 years under section 135 of the electricity act and told to pay Rs 68 lakh for stealing power from BSES Yamuna Power Limited for commercial purpose [Short pedia]

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