MULTAN::Assistant commissioner Zainul Abideen Memon, accompanying a police team, raided a private godown here Tuesday and recovered 5000 bags of sugar.
In line with the on-going crackdown against hoarders and profiteers, the raid was conducted on a tip off, at the godown of a cotton factory, at Chak 23/10-R, few kilometres away from Khanewal city, official sources said.
The assistant commissioner took the sugar stock in possession and got FIR registered against the godown owner under relevant provisions of law against hoarding.
He said that no one would be allowed hoarding essential item to create their artificial shortage. The officials said that the godown has been sealed.