Chief Justice Directs The Authorities To Conduct K-Electric Audit Report
The prolonged power cuts in Karachi have led the Chief Justice of Pakistan to direct the relevant authorities to conduct a K-Electric audit.
Chief Justice, Gulzar Ahmed himself head the bench of hearing at the apex court’s Karachi registry to discuss the prolonged power cuts and deaths claimed by the electrocution accidents.
K-Electric Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Monis Alvi has been put on Exit Control List (ECL) as per the orders of CJP. An FIR will also be registered for the electrocution deaths in Karachi.
“From now on, the case of electrocution deaths in the mega-city will be registered against K-Electric officials,” the CJP said.
“You don’t have right for power cuts in the city,” Justice Aijaz ul Ahsan tells K-Electric CEO and has ordered to overcome the hurdles getting n the way of providing electricity to the citizens.
K-Electric CEO responded to the bench of the court that they don’t have the right to set up a power plant on their own. He also informed that K-Electric has sorted out the issue and is providing electricity to 73% of Karachi.
Chairman National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) informed the judicial bench that K Electric did not have any contract with Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Pakistan States Oil (PSO).