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pilfer from someone or something

to steal from someone or a group. The petty thief had pilfered from several merchants in town. Someone has pilfered from the petty-cash drawer.
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pilfer something from someone or something

to steal something from someone or something. Did you pilfer this money from your parents? Who pilfered some money from the cash box?
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pilfered

(ˈpɪlfɚd)
mod. alcohol intoxicated. I’ve had too much. I’m beginning to feel pilfered.
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Those officials involved in facilitating power pilferers
A spokesman of PESCO has said that drive against illegal use of electricity and direct hooks will continue and warned the power pilferers stop pilferage in the larger interest of the nation.
Police sources Sunday said the task force during a drive against electricity theft conducted raids at Nashtarabad, Kot Farid, Bhalwal city and civil lines and caught nine pilferers, including Talib Hussain, Imran Ali, Liaquat Hussain, Manzoor Ahmed, Sohail, Nawaz, Qasim, Ijaz Ahmed and others.
Director surveillance Tahir Moeen said the drive against illegal use of electricity and direct hooks will continue in all circles and warned consumers to stop power pilferage in the larger interest of nation otherwise strict action will be taken against power pilferers.
As per details, on the special directives of SE WAPDA Mian Muhammad Hamid, X-en Zaman Afridi, the WAPDA team leading by SDO urban Asif Jan and Amir Gul Khan along with officials and police teams raided in different areas and arrested 20 power pilferers and registered FIR against them, the arrested were sent to jail for their crime.
Islamabad -- The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has apprehended 18 electricity thieves from various circles of the company in raids during its ongoing drive against power pilferers.
SAKHAKOT -- Levies Force started crackdown here on Saturday against the drug sellers, gamblers and power pilferers in Sakhakot.
FAISALABAD -- The FESCO has caught two power pilferers from Ghulam Mohammad Abad sub-division area, here on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has apprehended 17 electricity thieves from its various circles in raids during its ongoing drive against power pilferers.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) apprehended 11 electricity thieves from Attock circle of the company in raids during its ongoing drive against power pilferers.
BANNU -- PESCO officials along with police raided in the Domail, Sorani, Ghurewala, Mandan, Hasan Khel Kheraki, Jalat Tafal Khel, areas of Bannu district and arrested six power pilferers.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) Wednesday apprehended three more electricity thieves from various circles of the company during its ongoing drive against pilferers.
Meanwhile, Executive Engineer GEPCO Hafizabad Division Muhammad Ramzan Alam warned the power pilferers to desist from such ugly practice otherwise they would be dealt with sternly.
ASTORE -- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) has ordered WAPDA and SNGPL authorities to expedite crackdown against power and gas pilferers and ensure uninterrupted power supply to consumers.
PESHAWAR -- The Daudzai sub-division of Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) has launched campaign against electricity pilferers and willful defaulters.