ISLAMABAD - Two junior clerks of National Power Control Centre (NPCC) are allegedly involved in a fraud worth in million of rupees through fake documents in a bid to ensure free electricity to dozens of electricity consumers, official sources have revealed.

They informed that Adnan and Usman being employees of NPCC have been found guilty in their alleged move of fraud with Islamabad Electric Supply Company IESCO) for ensuring free of cost  electric power supply to 65 power consumers from last five years (2007) in a departmental inquiry. “However an accountant of the IESCO has detected that Adnan and Usman have showed these sixty five power consumers as employees of Wapda on fake documents and ensured their free of cost power supply from last five years from the IESCO so caused losses worth in millions”, sources privy to fraud disclosed, adding, that after getting IESCO’s approval pertaining free of cost electric power supply to these consumers, necessary documents of these consumers for free power connection were also sent to the NPCC for further process where these consumers were also shown as Wapda’s employees but were not pointed out ironically.

It is also learnt that though IESCO has sent notices of recoveries worth in million of rupees that were swelled up during last few years to these 65 power consumers so far yet various electric power consumers have obtained stay orders from court. Sources further informed that if IESCO fails in recovering millions from the consumers then this heavy amount will have to be collected from the NPCC.

Moreover, sources in the NPCC have also said that for necessary official action against these alleged employees will be taken in a couple of days in accordance with completion of departmental inquiry.

Similarly, when contacted with Masood Ahmad NPCC GM to know the fact and version, he has confirmed TheNation that both employees have been found guilty of said multi million worth fraud case with the IESCO in a recently completed departmental inquiry conducted so far to unearth this serious loss.