CESC Vigilance Squad collects over Rs.1.25 crore dues, penalty

CESC Vigilance Squad collects over Rs.1.25 crore dues, penalty

March 24, 2019

Mysuru:  Intensifying its drive against power thefts, the CESC Vigilance Squad has collected a total of Rs.1,29,74,114 as power dues and penalties levied for unauthorised power use, in the months of January and February in its jurisdictional districts of Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar and Kodagu.

In Jan. 2019, CESC registered 132 cases, including 66 cases of power theft and 66 cases of power misuse and collected a penalty of Rs.66,62,187. In Feb. 2019, CESC registered 127 cases, including 61 cases of power theft and 66 cases of power misuse and collected a penalty of Rs.63,11,927 totalling Rs.1,29,74,114.

The public can call the below mentioned phone numbers to inform any cases of power theft:

Police Station     Phone Number                 Mobile Number

SP 0821-2342708 94484-99964
Dy.SP 0821-2340454 94489-94735
EE(V) 0821-2342707 94489-94716
Mysuru 0821-2429597 94489-94737/ 94489-94736
Mandya 08232-223999 94489-94919/ 94489-94863
Hassan 08172-233397 94489-94935/ 94489-94936
Chamarajanagar 08226-226609 94495-98689/ 94489-94926
Madikeri  —- 94495-98620/ 94484-99902

The identity of the informant public will not be revealed and the informants will not be considered as evidence. As such, the informants need not come to the CESC Vigilance Office or Courts.

Power theft is a punishable offence and criminal cases will be registered against those found having unauthorised power connections. Also, criminal action will be initiated against those misusing ‘Niranthara Jyothi’ scheme power lines, having illegal electrified barbed wire fencing for farm lands and such other power thefts and misuse, according to a press release issued by the office of the SP, CESC Vigilance, Mysuru.


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