The enforcement teams of the power companies inspected multiple locations in East, West, South and Central Delhi. (Agencies)
West Delhi recorded 94 cases of power-theft registered and 315 KW of theft load traced while South Delhi saw 44 such cases and power-theft load of 145 KW was found.
The raids were conducted in Punjabi Bagh, Vikaspuri, Mundka and Palam divisions in West and Sarita Vihar, Vasant Kunj, Saket, R K Puram and Nizamudin divisions in South.
Maximum number of cases (40) were booked in the Punjabi Bagh division followed by Mundka (21), Vikaspuri (17), Palam (16), Sarita Vihar and Vasant Kunj (11 each).
In East and Central Delhi, 110 cases of power-theft were registered power-theft and 425 KW of power-theft load was unearthed from Krishna Nagar, Nand Nagri and Darya Ganj
The enforcement teams were accompanied by Delhi police personnel during the exercise.
"BSES teams often come under attack from unscrupulous elements, while undertaking such mass-raids. At times, in absence of the non-availability of police personnel in adequate numbers, it becomes difficult to undertake a raid in many areas," said a BSES statement.
Over 2.5 lakh cases have been booked by BSES discoms since July 2002 till now and power-theft load of over 7.65 lakh KW has been unearthed.
BSES has appealed to its consumers to report power-theft on 399 99 707 (BRPL) and 399 99 808 (BYPL).
The campaign against power-theft will continue for next three-months and over 150 identified areas are being targeted across South, West, East and Central Delhi.
The enforcement teams of the power companies inspected multiple locations in East, West, South and Central Delhi.