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Titas cut 17,300 illegal gas connections in 2 months


Dhaka: Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd cut some 17,300 illegal gas connections, including that of a CNG station and 18 commercial establishments, in the last two months.
During the period, the state-owned largest gas company which is responsible for distribution of natural gas in the capital and adjoining areas conducted a total of 290 drives to remove a total of 460 km illegal gas pipelines used for illegal purposes. UNB News Agency Reported.
According to a statement of the Titas Gas, a drive was launched on August 22 on highway in Munshiganj to snap illegal gas connections to different highway restaurants, including Aima Restaurant, Night Moon Hotel and Restaurant, Uzan Bhati Restaurant, and Bausia Community Centre. The Titas team fined the illegal users Tk 55,000.
On August 17, a Titas team conducted a drive in Gazipur and disconnected illegal connections to nine restaurants while the connection of Bismillah CNG Station was disconnected on September 1 for its illegal use of valve at the station.
A divisional team of Titas Gas on August 2 and 27 snapped connections to seven residential consumers in Gulshan-1 area for their use of gas for commercial purpose and illegal connections to some washing factories.
The Titas Gas said the drive against illegal connections and illegal use of gas will continue as part of its regular work.


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