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Theft of oil from transformers: BSES seeks police help

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Private power distribution company BSES has sought help of police to prevent theft of from its after such cases spurted in the past few weeks leading to power outage in many areas in the national capital.

Such incidents had taken place earlier too, but the number was substantially less. There has been a sudden spurt in such cases in the past few weeks when was stolen from 70 in different areas covered by BSES, said a spokesperson of the discom.


"The company has written to senior police officers seeking action against gang of thieves. On its part, BSES too has increased surveillance and deployed teams to keep an eye on such thefts," he said.

In the wee hours today, was stolen from a transformer in Chander Vihar near IP Extension.

Cases of theft of from have been reported from Neb Sarai, Sarita Vihar, Palam, Raghubir Nagar, R K Puram, Baldev Park, Nirman Vihar and some other areas, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 19:28 IST
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