Stone-Throwing Incident In Outer Delhi During Power-Theft Raid, 4 Injured


A Delhi police sub-inspector and three BSES workers were harmed in a stone-tossing occurrence by a gathering of individuals amid a raid to check power theft in Ranhola zone of outer Delhi. A group of 15 BSES authorities, including three ladies, joined by policemen were carrying out a loss-reduction exercise in Ranhola when the episode happened yesterday.

A case has been enlisted and two people have been captured regarding the assault, police said.

As the BSES group checked meters in a few houses and distinguished power robbery, a mob accumulated and protested forcefully, they said.

“Three BSES representatives and sub-inspector Parveen Kumar posted at Ranhola police headquarters were harmed amid the assault. The SI was hit on his head. Two blamed Hari Prakash Lakra and Jogender Lakra have been captured while other charged leave hurriedly and secretly,” said the officer.

A BSES representative said it was not a isolated occurrence.

“Endeavors of discom groups toreduce power theft are frequently defeated by law-resisting individuals who work like organised gangs,” he said.

Regardless of concentrated endeavors to lessen power theft,, Ranhola, a town in Mundka division, keeps on recording enormous misfortunes of around 40 per cent, the BSES representative said.

Over the most recent two years, around 450 instances of power theft having connected load around 1,200 KW have been recorded in the territory, he included.