ACE launches campaign to check short measuring by petrol pumps in Pakistan

Pakistan's Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Rawalpindi, on the directives of Director General ACE, Lahore, has launched a campaign to check measuring at petrol pumps.

The ACE Rawalpindi team has made random checks and is imposing fines on owners that do not measure correctly with several petrol pumps already sealed for violating the rules.

The authorities have also directed the petrol pump owners to ensure accurate measuring and compliance with the laws and said that stern action would be taken against any violators.

They said action over non-compliance of mandatory safety, security measures and provision of basic facilities to the consumers at fuel stations are also being ensured. The officials said that inspection of the petrol pumps to check tampering in dispensing units and in terms of measurements would continue in future.