Tarn Taran, March 15
A high quality of Rs 1.9 lakh has been imposed on former Akali MLA from Khem Karan Virsa Singh Valtoha for reportedly stealing energy.
The ability theft was detected by a four-member high-level group of the Punjab State Energy Company Restricted (PSPCL) from the Bhikhiwind division at his official advanced in Amarkot, 35 km from right here, on Saturday.
The raiding group discovered that the advanced used 11 kW in opposition to the sanctioned load of 4.85 kW. The group additionally seized the wire meant to steal energy from the transformer.
In line with officers, there was zero energy consumption at Valtoha’s home since July 2017.
Although circle-level officers of the PSPCL neither knowledgeable the media in regards to the raid nor launched any press briefing, the report of the group went viral on the social media.
Valtoha stated it’s a political vendetta and an try and suppress his voice. “Ever for the reason that Congress has come to energy, I’m going through FIRs. My home is locked for the previous three years and I’m residing in Amritsar,” he added. — OC