TAMIL NADU

Private concern fined for energy theft

Staff Reporter

MADURAI: Madurai Enforcement Squad of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) has detected a case of energy theft for commercial purpose by a private concern at Uthappanaickanur section.

A fine amount of Rs.1,11,719 was levied, of which Rs. 4,000 had been collected from the consumer.

The consumer also came forward to compound the case in lieu of criminal proceedings and remitted Rs.16,000 following which police complaint was not lodged.

Information regarding energy theft could be given to Superintending Engineer: 94430 37508, Assistant Executive Engineer 94430 68588, a TNEB press release said.

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