A Special Electricity Court at Rohini, has sentenced a person to judicial custody till October 3, after denying him bail for theft of electricity. The accused Dalip was caught by the enforcement team of NDPL in Shakurpur JJ colony indulging in direct theft of electricity by tapping in the main lines of NDPL illegally. An FIR was subsequently registered against the accused and a penalty amount of Rs 1.4 lakh has been raised by NDPL.

A connected load of 4.2 kW was found which was being used both for domestic purpose as well as for running a dhobi ghat, said an NDPL spokesperson.