The Navi Mumbai police have registered a case against six persons for allegedly stealing power worth Rs 17.8 lakh.

The station house officer of Kalamboli police station said a case was registered under the Electricity Act on Thursday on a complaint by the MSEDCL,” the official told PTI.

According to the officials, the accused allegedly stole electricity for periods ranging from 5 months to 54 months.

“The total value of the theft was Rs 17.8 lakh,” the official said.

The flying squad of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), a state-run electricity distributor, checked the premises of six users at Kalmboli on June 5.

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