A father-son duo has been booked for alleged electrical energy theft of Rs 5.93 crore in Murbad space of Maharashtra’s Thane district, an official mentioned on Friday.
The irregularity got here to mild after a Maharashtra State Electrical energy Distribution Firm Restricted (MSEDCL) staff raided a stone crushing unit in Falegaon on Could 5, he mentioned.
“Energy was being stolen remotely with the usage of a gadget that was tampering the meter readings. The overall energy theft within the final 29 months has been estimated at 34,09,901 models price Rs 5.93 crore,” he mentioned.
Chandrakant Bhambre and his son Sachin have been booked below numerous provisions of the Electrical energy Act, a Murbad police station official knowledgeable.