BSES discoms report 88000 litre oil theft from transformers in 18 months
| Wednesday | 16th September, 2020
New Delhi: The BSES discoms in Delhi have reported theft of about 88,000 litres of oil from transformers in the past 18 months, resulting in power supply disruptions in many areas, an official said.
The oil was stolen from more than 120 transformers in last 18 months.
In the last 18 months, oil amounting to around 88,000 litres has been stolen from over 120 transformers in BSES areas.
"More recently, oil thieves were caught red-handed while trying to steal oil from a distribution transformer in Subhash Mohalla in east Delhi.
During the last few months, oil has been stolen from transformers located in several areas of south, west, east and central Delhi, said the BSES spokesperson.