Commissioner Sahiwal Division Salwat Saeed Visits fertilizer warehouses
The raids were carried out on the warehouses of Ghalla Mandi and Pakpattan Chowk.
Sahiwal ( District News – Arshad Farooq Butt )
Commissioner Sahiwal Division Salwat Saeed has paid a surprise visit to various fertilizer warehouses on a tip-off. Authorities arrested a man while recovering dozens of sacks of fertilizer stored in warehouses.
According to details, Commissioner Sahiwal Division Salwat Saeed on receiving a tip-off raided various places in the city and recovered dozens of sacks of stored fertilizer.
The raids were carried out on the warehouses of Munir Saghir & Sons Ghalla Mandi and Fayyaz & Sons Pakpattan Chowk.
Apart from this, raids were also carried out on Ahir & Sons Pakpattan Chowk and Bismillah Grocery Store Chuck No. 98 / 9L and unregistered fertilizers were confiscated.
Acting under the Fertilizer Control Order 1973, a case was registered against a dealer named Fayaz of Fayyaz & Sons and he was arrested.
Director Agriculture Shahid Hussain also accompanied Commissioner Sahiwal during the raids. Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner Sahiwal Division Salut Saeed said that the administration was pursuing a zero tolerance policy against hoarders.
She further said that the interests of the farmers would not be harmed in any way. He directed the teams of agriculture department to take action against hoarders even in small towns and villages. She directed the administration of the three districts to ensure sale of fertilizer at controlled rate.