Illegal power tapping

CHENNAI, AUG.14. The Chennai (Central) squad of the Chennai Enforcement Division of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB), has detected a case of power theft by `direct tapping' in a low tension industrial service at Kondithope in Chennai electricity distribution circle during a surprise check on August 10.

A TNEB release said here on Friday that the `extra levy' payable by the offender was assessed at Rs.2,24,799.

A complaint has been lodged with the C2 Elephant Gate police.

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