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DEFAULTER, com. law. One who is deficient in his accounts, or falls in making his accounts correct.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In a statement, issued here on Tuesday, CEO Mepco Engineer Mohammad Akram Chaudhry said that the operation would continue against defaulters without any discrimination.
Concessions have been offered to the defaulters under a special package for the loan defaulters of 1977 to 2006-07 for recovery of outstanding amounts, a spokesman of the bank told here on Saturday.
According to mepco sources, teams under the supervision of Suprintending Engineer Multan Circle Mohammad Akram Bhatti, Deputy Commercial Manager Irshad Sial, Xens and SDOs launched a crack down against defaulters in 25 operation sub divisions of the circle during first 11 months of the current fiscal year 2016-17 and recovered Rs 140 million from 10567 defaulters.
Ahmed Mukhtar has decided to take action against electricity bills defaulters (private consumers).
Similarly in Pesco Deh Bahaar sub division collected Rs 70,000 from 10 defaulters, while power supply was disconnected from distribution transformer to Mali Khel village due to non payment of Pesco dues.
It was learnt here that six teams have been formed to take action against the defaulters of the arrears of the water utility bills.
As part of the crackdown, the connections of electricity of the defaulters are being disconnected so as to recover the arrears against them, which otherwise run in billions, said the QESCO spokesman.
According to the media reports, the NAB had issued notices to the defaulters of the electricity dues in a bid to recover the same.
Sources added that the recovery operation against private running and permanent defaulters had been stepped up and sub divisional, divisional and circle teams were in action under a three-tier plan against them.
He said, the court directed the defaulters to deposit bank guarantee or pay the property tax.
Electricity connections of the running and dead/disconnected defaulters against whom more than 10 lak rupees are outstanding in lieu of electricity charges their connections are being disconnected.