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Raid on 45 UP farmhouses for getting illegal power

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Chandigarh | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Haryana Power Minister Ranjit Singh on Friday said a case has been registered for illegal electricity connection supplied to 45 farmhouses in Uttar Pradesh from Faridabad distrct. A fine of Rs 1.04 crore was also imposed on them.

A case has been registered against six officers and employees of Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd (DHBVNL) involved in the case.

Singh said acting on a tip-off farmhouses located in Uttar Pradesh border were raided. Faridabad resident Pradeep Tyagi had taken an electricity connection and was illegally supplying electricity to the farmhouses through underground wiring.

The Minister said during the investigation it was also found that this illegal work was being carried out in collusion with officers and employees of DHBVNL.

--IANS vg/sdr/

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2020-07-31-20:06:05 (IANS)

 
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