Punjab Government intensifies crackdown on Sugar Smuggling 

English Official News

Lahore, October 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Punjab government has intensified the crackdown on smuggling of sugar, seizing a huge quantity of the sweetener that was being transported to Quetta illegally. The Food Department foiled the bid to transport 900 maunds of sugar to Quetta from JDW Sugar Mills (Unit-1) Rahim Yar Khan.

On report of the Special Branch, a team comprising food department and police officials caught the Truck No. TKK-686 carrying a huge quantity of sugar at a toll plaza near Chachran Sharif. An interrogation is underway from the arrested truck driver namely Ismail, resident of Takhatani bypass Quetta.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations,
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86
Website: www.punjab.gov.pk