Bitter Sweet Steal: Four arrested for sugar theft

Over 2,500 bags of 5 kg sugar were in the impounded truck


Express August 29, 2011

BAHAWALPUR: Mussafir Khana Police has arrested 4 people for stealing sugar from a local mill. According to police officials, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Irshad, Muhammad Asif and Bashir Ahmed stole a truck loaded with sugar on Saturday night. A case was registered under Section 420-3/7 against 7 people, including the Utility Store regional manager Tauseef Gill over misappropriation/theft of official sugar. Over 2,500 bags of 5 kg sugar were in the impounded truck while the police has only written 500 bags of 5 kg sugar in the FIR. An inquiry has been ordered.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 30th, 2011.

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