Arrest warrants for owners of sugar mills
The Punjab cane commission has launched a crackdown on defaulters, it has been learnt reliably.
The body issued a warrant for Mian Iliyas, owner of Abdullah Sugar Mills in Okara, for being ‘defaulter’ of Rs290 million. Ilyas is stated to be a close aide of former premier Nawaz Sharif.
The second accused is Ganj Shakar Sugar Mills CEO, who owe more than Rs195 million. Reportedly, Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) in a probe found seven sugar mills in Sargodha region were defaulters of sugarcane growers.