10,360 tonnes of smuggled wheat recovered

Wheat was smuggled and stored away from Mianwali


APP May 14, 2020
PHOTO: REUTERS

MIANWALI: The district administration has recovered 10,360 tonnes of smuggled and stored wheat from the district so far.

On the direction of deputy commissioner during a continued drive, the district and tehsil administration, food department and special price control magistrates under Anti-hoarding Ordinance 2020 and food safety act have conducted raids at check posts Tola Bangi Khel, Dara Tang and Chashma and seized 4,110 tons of smuggled wheat and impounded the vehicles.

While ADCR Arjumand Zia and Assistant Commissioner Piplan have conducted raids at the storerooms of commission agents and recovered 6,250 tonnes stored wheat.  

Published in The Express Tribune, May 14th, 2020.

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