Two food inspectors involved in wheat smuggling arrested

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KARACHI, Oct 03 (DNA): An anti-corruption team led by Circle Officer
Sukkur Abdul Ghani Lark on the instructions of Deputy Director
Anti-Corruption Sukkur Munir Ahmed Khouhro has arrested two food
inspectors from Islamabad who were involved in wheat smuggling.

According to details, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had rejected the
bail pleas of food inspectors Abdul Hafeez Joyo and Fahim Akhtar Dahar
and the food inspectors have been arrested from Islamabad and the
arrested food inspectors will be produced in court in Sukkur on October
05.

It may be recalled that Anti-Corruption Sukkur Zone had arrested the
employees of Food Department, Police and Revenue Department involved in
wheat smuggling from Kamboh Shaheed Chowki on August 6 this year.

Among those arrested was District Food Controller Roshan Ali Panhwar,
Mukhtiarkhar Rasheed Ahmed Abbasi, Head Constables Abdul Rasheed,
Mushtaq Ali and others  and tainted Rs. 173000 were also recovered from
their possession. However, some of the accused managed to escape on this
occasion.

In a statement, issued on Saturday, Provincial Minister for Industries &
Commerce and Anti-Corruption & Cooperative Department Jam Ikramullah
Dharejo has said that the actions of Anti-Corruption Establishment Sindh
against influential accused are commendable.

However, the need is that those involved in corruption should also be
brought to their logical conclusion. Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said that
smuggling of wheat was a heinous act and it was urgent to stop it. DNA

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