LESCO CEO removed from post

Muhammad Saleem was found guilty of providing electricity to the industrial grid out of schedule.


Web Desk July 12, 2013
File photo of Chief Executive Officer of LESCO Muhammad Saleem. PHOTO: lesco.gov.pk

ISLAMABAD: The federal government removed Chief Executive Officer of LESCO Muhammad Saleem from his post on Friday, Express News reported.

Muhammad Saleem was found guilty of providing electricity to the industrial grid out of schedule.

The federal government ordered the newly formed Anti-electricity theft unit of FIA to take strong action against the Lesco official.

An Anti-electricity theft unit was formed in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on the orders of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday.

The unit kicked started its operation immediately after its creation.

The purpose of the unit is to investigate how electricity is being stolen and to take action against the corrupt officials of Wapda and Desco, who are involved in the theft.

The prime minister appointed Hussain Asghar as the head of the unit.

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COMMENTS (5)

M.Ramzan | 7 years ago | Reply

He M.Saleem Sb is a great person.I know him he is very honest and neutral.Just see previous LESCO news to know why he is terminated.He gives total list of defaulters to the Courts and ECP.We have read that reports in newspapers and seen at different TV channels.Now he is going to be punished by politicians for his honesty.

riz | 7 years ago | Reply

Stern action should be taken against all culprits causing loadshedding in the country.

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