Mumbai : Reliance Energy has tightened its stance over the power theft in the city. In a bid to deter miscreants from stealing power, the DISCOM has conducted over 4,100 mass raids with the help of the police during the financial year 2016-17 to remove unauthorised or illegal way of electricity consumption.
The company stated that 120 FIRs for power theft have been booked during the FY 2016-17. In 2015-16, the company filed 56 FIRs for power theft. The FIRs are against 205 illegal power distributors and 411 customers. The company also recognised the clusters where the theft is high. It includes Chembur, Mankhurd, Behrampada, Juhu Lane an d so on.