SHC questions about minister in wheat scam

KARACHI: The Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) on Tuesday heard a case concerning stolen wheat price billions of rupees, ARY Information reported.

In the course of the listening to, the lawyer representing the accused Zubair and others mentioned his shoppers have been able to pay the quantity.

The counsel of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) mentioned the suspects have been paying the quantity and never the mark-up.

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Chief justice Sindh Excessive Courtroom mentioned the accused should additionally pay the mark-up charge. The courtroom mentioned the wheat was meant for distribution among the many poor.

The SHC bench requested concerning the related minister. The investigation officer responded that Minister for Meals & Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Khuhro and Secretary Meals Division Sajjad Abbasi have been additionally below investigation by the officers.

The courtroom ordered the lawyer to organize mechanism for fee of quantity of lacking wheat.

Later the courtroom additionally grilled NAB investigators for utilizing property autos for travelling. “I can guarantee that this isn’t the case in NAB sukkur,” the investigator responded.

Final 12 months the Sindh authorities had fastened a wheat buy goal of 1.4m tonnes which was met by the meals division. Sindh has an official wheat storage capability of 750,000 tonnes. The remaining quantum is stored in rented premises of flour mills.

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