A case has been registered against one of the MSEDCL consumer named Maqsood. It is learnt that the accused’s electricity bill of Rs 34,205 was outstanding.
According to the information provided by MSEDCL, the staff was appealing to the consumers of Kabristan Road area to which accuse started yelling at the employee and demanded to speak to the superiors.
Soon Sub Divisional Executive Engineer Avinash Tupkar took the matter in his hands and contacted Maqsood over the phone and requested to pay the outstanding balance of the electricity bill. Replying to Tupkar’s request, the electricity consumer threatened to kill him in an obscene language.
In view of the seriousness of the incident, Additional Executive Engineer Avinash Tupkar lodged a complaint at the Tehsil Police Station. The police have registered a case against the accused under Section 504, 508 of IPC.