Inhabitants protest against SEPCO officials over the issues

ABID ALI SOLANGI
DADU:
Inhabitants of Mohalla Kamaluddin Solangi held demonstration in town on Saturday to protest against WAPDA-SEPCO officials for not replacing burnt transformer with new one. While residents also appealed to WAPDA-SEPCO CEO, Engineer Munawar Nazeer Abassi to take actions against WAPDA-SEPCO officials for not shifting 11KV high transmission line of Phulji feeder from the city.
Protestors of Mohalla Kamaluddin Solangi carrying pla cards, marched various streets, roads and staged demonstration outside local press club and raised slogans against WAPDA-SEPCO officials. Residents were led by Waheed Ali, Liaquat Bughio, Shahid Ali, Sikander Ali and others.
Addressing to demonstrators, Waheed Ali told that since Thursday night, our electricity transformer burnt and they were living without electricity. He said that he had informed to local SEPCO officials but their burnt transformer was not replaced with new one.
Shahid Ali said some one month back, this new transformer was installed by taking rupees 15000 bribe from the consumers. He said that due to apathy of local WAPDA-SEPCO officials, residents were living with electricity since last Thursday night. He said that SEPCO officials were receiving money from consumers hence they were providing illegal connections and as a result heavy power load, this transformer burnt.
Liaquat Ali Bughtio told that SEPCO officials had installed their transformer from 11KV high transmission line hence over than 20 hours of prolonged load shedding were carried out and were suffering from heat wave. He told that he had met many times with SEPCO officials regarding shifting of 11KV high transmission of Phulji Feeder from the city but it all went in a vain.
Residents of the area appealed to WAPDA-SEPCO Chief Executive Officer, Munawar Nazir Abassi, Superintendent Engineer Dadu to take suo moto action of this issue and direct concerned authorities resolve the issue of residents of Mohalla Kamaluddin Solangi. Residents warned if the issue were not resolved on priority basis, they will continue protest against SEPCO officials.