NAB asked to file power theft reference against Nepra member

A subordinate company of the Power Division has asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file an electricity theft reference against a member of the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) appointed by the federal cabinet last week.

In a letter to NAB, the Managing Director of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco), Musaddiq Ahmed Khan, alleged that Rehamatullah Baloch and another senior official of the Quetta Electric Supply Company (Qesco) were involved in abetting electricity theft worth Rs296 million, including Rs163 million government taxes.

Published in Dawn, 22nd January, 2018