Electricity consumers were over-billed, admits State Minister

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali on Monday admitted that electricity consumers were charged in excess of their legitimate dues through inflated bills.

At a press conference here, Abid Sher Ali said that the Prime Minister has already ordered an inquiry into the inflated bills of electricity.

Advisor to Prime Minister, Mussadiq Malik cited multiple reasons for over-billing. He said hike in power tariff, additional production of electricity and its use, besides scraping of slabs led to the issuance of inflated bills.