MULTAN: The Bahawalnagar district administration sealed a sugar mill and its warehouses in Chishtian sub-district on Sunday. The factory’s general manager was arrested after the district administration filed a complaint against him with the Chishtian police.
Assistant Commissioner Arshad Sidhu said the factory administration had owed sugarcane farmers Rs150 million.
He said they had refused to pay the farmers their dues. Khalid Munir Chaudhry, a member of the Kissan Ittehad, said the factory had not paid the farmers for 11 months.
He said they were glad that the administration had taken action against the general manager.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 4th, 2016.
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