The Food Department Rawalpindi and district police on Saturday foiled three bids to smuggle wheat and flour and seized 1,020 bags.
According to a district administration spokesman, the authorities of the food department along with Naseerabad and Taxila police confiscated three vehicles loaded with 1,020 bags including 860 wheat and 160 flour.
He said that police arrested three drivers named Faisal, Nasir and Nazakat for violating the ban on wheat and flour smuggling.
The authorities concerned had been directed to strictly monitor district exit points to control wheat smuggling, he said.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 28th, 2022.