Wheat, gunny bags worth over Rs2bn found missing

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SUKKUR: A team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Sukkur, has reported that over 1.02 million sacks of wheat and more than 11,300 gunny bags have been found missing in the raids carried out on government warehouses and flour mills in this district over the current week.
A statement issued here on Thursday, said that value of the misappropriated wheat stocks and gunny bags was estimated at more than Rs2 billion.
The team along with Judicial Magistrate Abdul Aziz Shar has been active since Monday last following reports of misappropriation of wheat and gunny bags from the food department’s warehouses. Flour mills are also being raided to locate the missing commodities. It appeared that husk or sand was filled in sacks to show wheat stocks at many warehouses.

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