LAHROE - FIA on Saturday seized a Steel Mills in Badami Bagh area for alleged involvement in gas theft of millions of rupees, said spokesman of the agency.

He said that FIA received secret information that owner of Super Steel Mills in Badami Bagh area was involved in gas theft by tampering the gas meter. On receiving information, Director FIA constituted a team headed by Sikandar Hayat, Assistant Director FIA. The team along with technical team of Sui Northern Gas Pipe Line (SNGPL) conducted a raid on said mill and found the meter tampered.. Initially SNGPL charged the mills management theft bill of Rs. 23.7 million of gas theft and detection bill has been issued.

An FIA officer said that further loss is being calculated and the case has been registered against owner. FIA officer said that it would be established that since how long mill owner was involved in gas theft. After the appointment of Director FIA, Dr Usman Anwar Electricity Oil and Gas Anti theft Unit (EOGA) has expedited the anti-theft campaign in oil, gas and electricity fields.