KARAK - The authorities of Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited district Karak sealed a factory of Plaster of Peris in Tehsil Banda Daud Shah on Thursday for allegedly using unauthorized natural gas and arrested its owner by the local police.

Sources in SNGPL informed this scribe on Thursday that an official of SNGPL district Karak office, Raza Khan Khattak, along with local police raided the PD group factory of plaster of Peris and found the natural gas theft.

The raiding team sealed the factory on the spot and also arrested the owner of the factory Sajjad Khan.

 The police registered FIR against the owner of the factory and started investigations.

The official resolved that a crackdown against the gas thefts would continue and all the factories of Plaster of Peris in district Karak would be checked through surprise visits along with police.

He added that legal gas connections would be provided to the factories and domestic connections process would also be sped up for the consumers of those areas where the gas supply has been approved.