State-owned Indian Oil Corporation has found about 13 lakh suspected multiple connections of LPG in northern states,roughly 26 per cent of total connections in the region. We have found about 12.97 lakh LPG connections which are suspected to be multiple and we are taking action after verifying them, an official of Indian Oil said.
These multiple connections have been found in Punjab,Himachal Pradesh,Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir where Indian Oil has nearly 50 lakh LPG connections. Of total multiple connections,the company found 11.84 lakh connections under different names same address category while rest are under same name same address,he said.
Out of multiple connections detected so far,about 12.21 lakh have either been blocked,deactivated or terminated by the Indian Oil.