An inquiry has been initiated by the enforcement wing of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL),Patiala, regarding the case of threat received by a private meter reader. He has been reportedly threatened by an Executive Engineer (XEN) of the Power Department for detecting theft through ‘kundi’ connection at the house of his acquaintance.Today, a team of the enforcement wing today reached Mohali and met the meter reader, Deepinder, to get all details of the matter. The team also visited the spot at the house in Sector 71, where the power was allegedly stolen by the owner, who is said to be inspector in Punjab Police.
It is to be noted that the meter reader had detected power theft in the house, where renovation was on. “The electricity meter, issued by the department, was found lying in the kitchen and the electricity was being drawn through a ‘
‘I am being pressured indirectly’
While talking to Chandigarh Tribune, meter reader said that he was being