Trouble escalates for Nawaz Sharif’s relatives in sugar theft case

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Lahore: For allegedly stealing pledged stock of 3,41,840 sugar bags, a Pakistan court on June 22 ordered an FIR against owners of the Kashmir Sugar Mills. According to the reports, the Kashmir Sugar Mills belong to the relatives of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

The case has two different petitioners. The alleged pilferage of sugar stocks was pledged to a private bank against a loan.

The petitioner in the case Muhammad Ahmed contended that 1,24,440 bags of sugar were pledged by the Kashmir Sugar Mill Limited with The Bank of Khyber.

The other petitioner, Khalil Anjum, told the court that 2,17,400 sugar bags were pledged by the Kashmir Sugar Mill Limited with Bank Alfalah Limited.

Petitioner contended that March 27 and 28, 2019 they were notified that the pledged stock sugar was being loaded on vehicles. As soon as they reached after getting information, they were stopped by the security officer and security guards outside the go-down.

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