Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered to register a case against K-Electric over recent deaths in Karachi due to electrocution during ongoing Monsoon rain spell.
The apex court, under Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed, resumed hearing the case pertaining to deaths by electrocution and unscheduled loadshedding.
KE CEO Moonis Alvi and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Chairman Tauseef H Farooqi were also present for the hearing today.
“The name of the KE CEO should be put on the ECL,” said the CJP, adding that a detailed audit of the company should be conducted. The chief justice said that KE should be ready to face every kind of accountability by the authorities.
Earlier, the apex top had remarked that eight to ten people are dying every day in Karachi due to electrocution and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) is doing nothing.