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Anonymous

posted 10 months ago

Hello,
Yesterday someone from the power company jumped my wall and cut the power by taking the fuse for delay in payment,
It is no problem but is it legal for them to come when I'm not there and jump my wall?
Or should they have waited for me?
Is this legal or do I have rights?
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A. Illegal

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GANESH SHARMA

Experience: 3 Year(s)

Responded 10 months ago

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A. It is illegal.

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Anonymous

Replied 10 months ago

Thank you

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A. The person who illegally jumped your house wall has committed act of house trespass which is an offence. Lodge an FIR with police.

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Nirmal Chopra

Experience: 20 Year(s)

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Anonymous

Replied 10 months ago

Will do so immediately thank you,

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A. It may not have been necessary to jump your wall. The connection can be cut from outside. EB has rights to cut your electricity if you do not pay the requisite payment within due date.
However, if you can prove that somebody jumped your wall and if you know who actually jumped, you can take action against him / her.

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Anonymous

Replied 10 months ago

Yeah, I understand why they would cut it, I was just a day late on payments as I was out of town,
But this was just out of line what they did,

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A. The Power company has well laid out procedure for collecting delay payment.for overdue payment the wireman is directed to disconnect, the supply on the pole or from the particular house,better to pay the bill in time to avoid disconnection.

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Ambrose Leo

Experience: 9 Year(s)

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