LAHORE– The UFG Control Task Force carried out a successful operation against gas thieves on Wednesday, detecting gas theft worth millions by a textile unit in Jiya Mosay.
In an operation against gas thieves, the Sui Northern Gas Head Office Task force raided a textile dyeing unit in Jiya Mosay area where gas was being used from the main line through direct bypass.
According to estimates, gas worth millions was being stolen in Textile Dyeing unit. The task force despite resistance, identified the bypass and cut it off.
The whole operation continued for two days where company administration showed resistance and closed the factory gates due to which load of stentor and boiler could not be taken.
Next day, after negotiations with factory administration when load was taken it came to the fore that gas worth million of rupees was being stolen. Police contingent was also present.
A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against the culprits with the concerned police station.— PRESS RELEASE