Sugar smuggling foiled, truck seized

FAISALABAD: Traffic police have foiled smuggling of sugar and seized a trailer loaded with sugar in the area Mansoorabad police station.

Police said here on Sunday that traffic wardens signalled a suspect truck at Sheikhupura road but it did not stop.

The traffic police chased and directed the driver to stop but the driver parked the vehicle on overhead bridge of Nishatabad and ran away.

Traffic warden informed Mansoorabad police which took truck into custody. During initial interrogation it was revealed that the truck was loaded with 1400 bags of sugar and the dacoits snatched it from Shah kot at gunpoint. Now they were carrying it for smuggling sugar to other areas.

A case was registered while further investigation was underway.