LAHORE - The SNGPL has disconnected connections of 148 defaulting consumers having cumulative gas bills default of Rs. 1.124 billion.

The gas supply was disconnected on the direction of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited MD Arif Hameed of industrial/commercial defaulting consumers of Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Sheikhpura, Gujranwala and other regions, said company spokesperson on Wednesday. SNGPL has disconnected 122 industrial and 26 commercial connections during 26th May 2015 to 15th June 2015. As per company, connections of 10 consumers of Rawalpindi, 7 consumers of Peshawar, 15 consumers of Islamabad, 55 consumers of Lahore, 7 consumers of Sheikhpura, 24 consumers of Gujranwala, 5 consumers of Faisalabad, 10 consumers of Multan, 3 consumers of Sargodha, 4 consumers of Sahiwal & Bahawalpur, and 3 consumers of Gujrat and 1 consumer of Abbotabad were disconnected.