TP-DDL makes humongous stride in electricity theft cases with 14 court convictions


Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TP-DDL) has secured convictions in 14 cases of power theft during the period April’23 – Nov’23. These cases cumulatively amount to more than ₹40 lakh.

To put an end to the menace of power theft, Tata Power-DDL filed criminal cases against offenders in the Hon’ble Special Electricity Court, Rohini. Noticing the severity and merit of these cases, the Court has convicted 14 individuals in the period between April and November 2023, the most recent case being that of a resident of Sultanpuri, in Northwest Delhi. The individual was found indulging in the theft of electricity by tapping from LT ABC pole in Block-A-1 of Sultanpuri. Some E-Rickshaw owners have also been convicted by Special Electricity Court for power theft.

While the amount involved in these 14 cases is upward of ₹40 lakh, the quantum of sentences in 4 cases is yet to be decided. In these 4 cases, the cumulative amount involved is more than ₹27 lakh.

Tata Power-DDL embraces the judgement of the Special Electricity Court and reiterates its unwavering commitment to combating electricity theft. The company urges all citizens to refrain from engaging in illegal activities that compromise the integrity of the electrical network, create safety hazards and harm the financial interests of the public. Tata Power-DDL also encourages individuals to report any instances of electricity theft to the authorities promptly.

Commenting on the development, Bharat Kumar Bhadawat, Chief — Contracts, EAC & Consumer Litigation, TP-DDL said, “At Tata Power-DDL we will continue to uphold the integrity of our services and bring perpetrators to justice. Our dedication to eradicating electricity theft remains steadfast, reinforcing our vision for a responsible and sustainable energy future.”

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