ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that electricity supply to those who do not pay bills and those involved in electricity theft would be cut this summer.

He said that the electricity thieves would be deprived of their transformers and non-payers would also not get the supply. “We will supply electricity to those who are paying bills,” he said and that Minister of State Abdi Sher Ali was on a mission to stop electricity theft. He said the government cannot continue to pay the circular debt for the theft of electricity. Those using the facility will have to foot the bill, Khawaja Asif stressed.