Home / News / NEPRA Investigation Against K-Electric for Incidents Occurring in Karachi

NEPRA Investigation Against K-Electric for Incidents Occurring in Karachi

#Karachi Mein Barishon Ke Doran Current Lagney Se Halakaton Ke Waqiaat Per NEPRA Ne K-Electric Ke Khilaf Ba-Zabta Tehqiqat Shuru Kardi Hain.

PRESS RELEASE

Islamabad, the 17th August 2019

Subject: Initiation of Formal Investigation against K-Electric

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has initiated a formal investigation against K-Electric for the incidents occurring in Karachi dunning the recent monsoon season.

NEPRA Investigation Against K-Electric for Incidents Occurring in Karachi

Karachi has -witnessed -wide-spread monsoon rains that have caused havoc due to flooding and water accumulation. A large number of fatal and non-fatal accidents have occurred due to electrocution and prolonged power outages were experienced in large parts of the city Thes e prima facie facts indicate possible violations of NEPRA-administered la-bus, codes, standards and cither applicable documents by K-Electric.

NEPRA has taken cognisance of these incidents and has ordered a formal investigation under section 27A of the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power Act 1997 against K-Electric to ascertain the underlying facts leading to the fatal and non-fatal accidents and to determine whether any violation or non-compliance of law and applicable documents has been committed by K-Electric, which caused loss of life and suspension of power supply to consumers. Senior NEPRA officers have been appointed as investigating offices in the matter and a timeframe of 15 days has been given for concluding the investigation.

Check Also

PM Imran Khan Powerful Speech Celebrities Are Proud

PM Imran Khan Powerful Speech Celebrities Are Proud

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s powerful 50-minute-long speech at the 74th session of the United Nations …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *