KP govt not cooperating in eradicating power theft: Abid Sher Ali

Peshawar: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali  revealed today that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is not cooperating in eradicating power theft from the province.

While condemning the brutal attack on Peshawar Electric Supply Power (PESCO) in Peshawar, Abdi Sher Ali stated that 193 out of 650 PESCO feeders are exempt from power outages and that more than 80 percent line losses are in the province.

He said that the provincial government is fully aware of all the facts and figures regarding prolonged electricity cuts.

The Minister of State added that the Chief Minister of KP Pervaiz Khattak decides schedule for load management in PESCO whereas federation is giving electricity to KP more than the decided quota.