Lahore: Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Food, Muhammad Mansha Ullah Butt today conducted a surprise raid on Alraee Flour Mills Darogawala. District Food Controller Khudad Khan, Storage Officer Ghulam Sarwar Bhatti and Staff Officer Syed Siaf Ali also accompanied the Special Assistant. On checking the record of the mill and electricity bill, great difference was found between the quota of wheat supplied and the statistics of grinding, upon which Mansha Ullah Butt immediately ordered to stop daily quota of 350 bags of wheat of the mill. He ordered DFC to check complete record of electricity along with WAPDA officers, used for grinding of wheat and added that strict action be taken against the persons responsible. He also inspected the price, quality and weight of flour supplied by the mills to the shops. He said that no mill owner is allowed to increase the price of flour. Strict action would be taken against mill owners and the retailers involved in overcharging, he added.
Later, Mansha Ullah Butt also inspected the godown of wheat at Mughalpura and checked the weight and quality of wheat in different bags. He also ordered to continue the sale and supply of flour in Sunday Bazaars on lesser rates than the market.