The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited officials have registered cases against gas thieves in Shaheed Asmatullah Khan police station after disconnecting illegal connections in Naurang city and adjacent rural localities.

“The crackdown was launched on information that some residents were involved in the practice of using gas facility through illegal means,” said an official on Sunday. He said that a team headed by Engineer Anwar Khan raided over several places in Naurang city and in Kotka Atlas and Kotka Muhammad Khan Kundi where some people had got illegal connections from the main gas line. “Officials disconnected over a dozen illegal domestic and commercial gas connections and got registered cases against gas stealers”, he maintained.–Staff Reporter