HESCO disconnects electricity of water supply and drainage system in Matli

Matli, Sindh: The citizens of Matli town, district Badin are facing acute water shortage and sewerage problem, as the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company HESCO has disconnected electricity to water supply and drainage systems for non-payment of arrears.

According to HESCO officials the Matli Municipal Council owes Rs.60 million to it on account of electricity bills.

Meanwhile, municipal authorities said they have been paying Rs.0.5 million to HESCO every month and had promised to pay current instalment by January 10, 2013 but despite that the HESCO disconnected the power supply.

The citizens have protested against HESCO action and demanded restoration of power to water supply and drainage systems.

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