KASUR: Chunian police on Monday lodged a case against the owner and the chief executive officer of a sugar mills for their failure to clear outstanding dues worth Rs678.90 million of growers.
The Supreme Court had ordered the Brother Sugar Mills administration on June 6 to clear the dues of farmers till June 14. The court also ordered the mills administration to give a cheque of the default amount to the Kasur deputy commissioner.
On Monday, the Chunian police registered a case against the mills owner Nishat Bashir and Chief Executive Officer Saleem Bashir after the cheque was dishonoured.
The cheque was bounced by the bank with remarks “due to amount in figure not correct and inactive account, which attracted sections 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating), 471 (using as genuine a forged document), and 467 (forgery of valuable security) of PPC besides 489-F (dishonestly issuing a cheque).
The accused managed their escape.
BODY RECOVERED: Rescue 1122 claims to have recovered the body of one of the three children who were feared to be drowned here on Monday.
Parveen Bibi of Teerath village in Changa Manga had jumped into BS Link Canal along with her three children on Saturday over a domestic issue.
Locals had rescued the mother but the children went missing.
Rescue teams fished out the body of Nimra, 9, from Deepalpur district near Qila Sodha Singh village. Divers were searching for the other two children — Sonia, 5, and Aqib, 2.