A case of ‘power theft’ has been registered at the Shahi Eidgah Mosque in Mathura
AGRA Shahi Eidgah Masjid Management Committee Secretary booked in case of electricity theft in Mathura. A case was registered at the Power Theft Prevention Police after a team from the power department found them illegally getting electricity from a 30-meter long cable from a pole near the mosque.
According to the FIR, a case has been registered under Section 135 (theft of electricity by illegal temporary connection) of the Indian Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2003 by an Electricity Department official posted at Masani sub-station in Mathura.
Tanveer Ahmed, secretary of the managing committee of Shahi Eidgah Mosque in Mathura, has been named in the FIR as an accused in the case as he was found on the spot by the vigilance department and the anti-power theft team during the investigation. Saturday evening at the site.
Considering the sensitivity of the place, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Neetu Rani, along with the necessary police force, along with the Vigilance Power Theft Squad of the Electricity Department, went. “On entering the premises of the Shahi Eidgah Mosque, a 30-metre long three-phase and four-core black cable was found attached to an electric pole. The structure was connected to an LT line laid earlier in the premises, through which electricity is supplied to the place of worship,” the complainant, an electricity department official, said in the FIR. .
“The illegally laid electricity cable was cut off and seized. All the proceedings were recorded through video photography,” the complainant added. Accused Tanveer Ahmed could not be reached for comment despite repeated attempts.