Published On : Fri, Sep 26th, 2014

Hefty power bills lead consumers to ransack SNDL office in Yashodhara Nagar

Nagpur: The inflated electricity bills sent by SNDL – private power operator has been getting into the nerve of consumers for quite sometime and it is often resulted in the of users’ ire. In a similar such incident, Yashodhara Nagar police have booked a group of people who created ruckus in SNDL office on Thursday.

Sources informed that Mahadev Nagdevte, a resident of old Jaripatka and Nitin Mahesh Nagdevte, a resident of Snehdeep Colony, along with 10-12 people gathered at SNDL office in Maruti Showroom Square, Yashodhara Nagar on Thursday at around 2.30 pm. They were agitated over the heft electricity bill issued by the office. It is to be mentioned that the power has been disconnected of those who could not pay the bills. Agitated over this, Mahadev, Nitin along with others gathered in the SNDL office and started hurling profanities at them. They also manhandled the staff and damaged the furniture of the office.

On the basis of the complaint by Shyam Nikhade (42), SNDL officer, Yashodhara Nagar police have booked all the agitators under Sections 323, 448, 447, 427, 143, 147, and 149 of the IPC.