Production at Fenchuganj Fertilizer Factory came to a halt due to lack of power supply on Sunday.
Factory sources said thieves stole 300 meter underground power cables in the areas stretching from the factory to local jetyghat pump station early Sunday, halting power supply to the factory.
Besides, power supply to the residential areas around the factory came to a halt due to the incident.
The underground old cables were replaced with new ones at a cost of Tk 50 lakh three weeks ago under the supervision of the factory.
Acting Managing Director of the factory Iskandar Ali confirmed the matter.
A case was filed with local Police Station.
Fenchuganj Fertilizer Factory was established in Fenchuganj upazila in 1961. UNB