THATTA: (HRNW) Police on Sunday registered an FIR against unknown persons after alleged theft of streetlight poles installed on the newly-constructed Thatta-Sujawal bridge in Sindh.
The case was filed on the directives of Sindh Minister for Works and Services Syed Zia Abbas Shah.
A three-member committee has also been constituted to investigate the theft of streetlight poles reportedly installed at a cost of Rs2.6 billion in 2017.
Meanwhile, the executive engineer (XEN) concerned has been removed from his post while an AEN and a sub-engineer put under suspension over the theft.
A total of 36 streetlight poles installed on the Thatta- Sujawal bridge are said to have been stolen.