Karachi: Pakistan Rangers and Water Company have performed a joint operation and fully put an finish to the story of stealing water value 15 billion rupees in Karachi over just a few years.
In line with the Water Board Company officers, 2 million gallons of water belonging to the residents was being stolen every day by making a tunnel 18 ft deep and 200 ft lengthy close to Landhi Labor Sq. from the 54-inch line of Halliji Conduit.
A pipeline was constructed within the tank at a depth of two and a half to a few hundred ft to steal water. In line with officers, the theft of water was being performed below the guise of an RO plant, whereas three massive tanks have been constructed below a room to retailer hundreds of thousands of gallons of water, which have been fully dismantled. Underneath the management of Syed Salahuddin Ahmed.
Officers mentioned that an FIR has been registered within the involved police station in opposition to 10 unknown accused together with Kashif Taslim, Shoaib, Iqbal Qaim Khani, Abdul Khaliq Marwat and Muhammad Shafiq concerned in water theft.
On this event, CEO Water Company Engineer Syed Salahuddin Ahmed congratulated and praised the water company officers together with Pakistan Rangers, Sindh Police for the profitable operation and mentioned that this profitable operation will additional enhance the water provide within the surrounding areas. .
He mentioned that crores of gallons of water have been stolen below the guise of RO plant and water thieves mafia stole water value 15 billion rupees throughout the previous few years and this water is value 40 lakhs per day. The company mentioned that below the Water Company Act, this water theft is punishable by 5 years and a nice of Rs 50 lakh.
CEO Water Board mentioned that the drone footage of the place of water theft was taken earlier and they’ll additionally examine the water company officers on this water theft and if anybody is discovered concerned on this course of, strict authorized motion will probably be taken in opposition to him. will go He mentioned that irrespective of how influential or highly effective the water thief is, he is not going to be spared as a result of solely the residents have the correct to water, so they won’t permit the water thieves to steal the water belonging to the residents.
He additional mentioned that with the assistance of Pakistan Rangers, a lot of unlawful hydrants throughout town have been demolished and unlawful connections have been disconnected. Additional motion will probably be taken in opposition to them indiscriminately.