MP Government’s amnesty for thieves

DB POST 14 July 2018


The Madhya Pradesh government has announced waiver of outstanding electricity bills for workers and economically deprived sections. The Rs 5,200-crore scheme includes a no-questions-asked amnesty for electricity thieves those facing prosecution for theft, or those whose power supply was disconnected for stealing.

A benevolent government will withdraw all court cases against them and waive their outstanding charges, fines, interests and so forth. Even habitual and serial offenders those who had availed of similar amnesty in the past can apply for the bill waiver scheme, says a government order. Continue reading “MP Government’s amnesty for thieves”