24 held for electricity theft

Rajbiraj, April 26: Police on Monday arrested 24 people for electricity theft in Saptari under the electricity leakage prevention campaign.

A joint monitoring team of Saptari District Police Office and Nepal Electricity Authority, Distribution Unit, Rajbiraj had nabbed 24 electricity hookers from across the district, shared NEA Rajbiraj In-charge Ram Udgar Saha.
Police also recovered two water-lifting electric motors from the arrested. The arrestees were kept at District Police Office for necessary investigation and action would be taken against them as per the Electricity Theft Control Act, said DSP Dan Bahadur Karki.