MIRPURKHAS: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) Asadullah said power theft was the main ground of loadsheding and this issue could not be completely rope until the learning of electricity theft was effectively repress. He shared these views while talking to the open meeting with customers at Bhitai Cultural Hall Mirpurkhas here on Wednesday. “It’s not promising to finish the power outages unless power theft and kunda system doesn’t stop,” he said.The CEO informed that since he pretended the charge in August, 2016, the crackdown against the faulty consumers and electricity prowler had been accelerated. “We are also taking binding action against the HESCO employees who are found involved or conspire with the electricity theft Responding to a question, Asadullah informed that the areas with high percentage of default were earlier facing either extended hours of outages from the feeder or their transformers were removed.He acknowledged that such a punishing action negatively affected the consumers who regularly pay the bills. Therefore, he added, the company had started to provide small transformers in such areas so that the genuine consumers were not affected. He said we are receiving 750 mega watt where 13 districts included but there is need of 950 Mega Watt electricity , For that in rural areas 6 hours and in urban areas 4 hours loadshedding is being done,The CEOalso informed that the company owes over Rs. 71 billion in payables from its consumers including both the government and private consumers. He added that the Sindh government had to pay Rs. 29.3 billion to HESCO while the unpaid bills of the private consumers had accrued to Rs39.84 billion. The HESCO chief also complained against the police saying that they did not register FIRs on complaint of the HESCO’s staff against the power theft. The HESCO chief again warned all employees that bad performance or negligence would elicit strict disciplinary actionHe also appealed to power consumers to pay the outstanding dues of their electricity bills. We are taking all available steps to short losses of HESCO and make it marginable stuff to provide better service to the customers, we expect from our customers, a reciprocal behavior in timely payment of electricity bills and cooperative behavior to maintain a healthy business relation.”Assadullah CEO HESCO said. After Customer meeting he visited Mirpurkhas Press Club and assured that electricity issues will be solved.