254 arrested for power theft in Basti division

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Siddharthnagar, Jan 20 (UNI) As many as 254 people have been arrested and sent to jail for power theft under a drive, this fiscal year in Basti division.

''Of the arrested, 81 belonged to Basti, while 80 and 93 hailed from Santkabeer Nagar and Siddhrathnagar districts respectively,'' Basti division Commissioner T P Pathak said today.

A total of 10,952 raids have been conducted and 489 people booked under the drive, he informed.


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