Convictions against gas theft culprits continue alongside regular raids of SSGC.

SSGC continued to make further inroads into gas theft and prosecution cases. The Company’s Counter Gas Theft Operation (CGTO) Wing, along with the SSGC Police and Recovery Department, conducted a joint raid on ‘Al-Habib Chota Pakwan’ in Shah Faisal Colony, Karachi. The culprit was using gas directly through a service line. The total connected load was estimated to be 620 Cft / hr. SSGC Police lodged an FIR against the culprit, Bahar-e-Alam. An appropriate claim will be raised accordingly.

Special Gas Utility Court, Karachi, was recently constituted to hear theft-related cases in the city. After hearing the arguments of Counsel for the accused, Mairujddin, and Law Officer CGTO, the court dismissed the accused’s post-arrest bail application upon non-payment of the quantum of loss of Rs. 3,125,000/-. He was nominated in an FIR lodged in the SSGC Police Station. The Prosecution Wing contested the case.

Gas Utility Court, District Larkana, convicted Jalal Ali and Samano Khan for using gas directly for commercial purposes. The convicts have already paid Rs. 220,000/- to SSGC as the quantum of loss. The Court also imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000/- and sentenced them till the rising of the court. FIR was registered at Police Station Waleed, Larkana, against the two culprits. Law officer, Prosecution Wing of SS&CGTO Department in Larkana, contested the case.

Gas Utility Court, Larkana, convicted accused Ghulam Muhammad Magsi for involvement in direct gas use for commercial purposes. The accused had already paid Rs. 35,634/- to SSGC as quantum of loss. He was taken into custody and sentenced till the rising of the court. Law officer SS&CGTO (Prosecution Wing) Larkana contested the case.

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