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Electricity Theft Laws Made Tougher 

Electricity Theft Laws Made Tougher
Parliament has amended the Electricity Act to ensure severe punishment for power theft

Punishments under the new law

Non bailable, non-compoundable arrest without warrant
Rigorous imprisonment for up to 7 years
Fine up to Rs. 10 million
Defaulter’s property may be confiscated & auctioned to cover outstanding bills.

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