Sugar crisis scandal, Khusro Bakhtiar and Additional Director for espionage suspended

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Chinese crisis scandal, Khusro Bakhtiar and Additional Director for espionage suspended

Sajjad Bajwa has been accused of misleading the Sugar Commission by providing false information along with espionage.

ISLAMABAD (April 22, 2020): PTI Director Khusro Bakhtiar and Additional Director Sugar Commission Sajjad Mustafa, who was spying for important personalities, have been suspended. According to details, the FIA ​​has issued orders suspending Additional Director Sajjad Mustafa Bajwa on the charge of providing important information to the accused in connection with the preparation of the Chinese scandal and forensic report.
It is alleged that Sajjad Bajwa provided information on the Chinese crisis to Khusro Bakhtiar and a key figure. Sources also said that Sajjad provided false information to the Sugar Commission to benefit the sugar mafia. Sajjad Bajwa is also said to be the head of one of the teams formed for the ongoing probe into the Chinese scandal.

It should be noted that the report submitted to the Prime Minister on the sugar crisis said that there was no justification for exporting sugar. Exporters have taken double advantage of the situation, first getting subsidies and then raising sugar prices in the local market to make huge profits. Earned.

The price of sugar was increased from Rs 55 per kg in December 2018 to Rs 71.44 per kg in June 2019, although the increase in GST was implemented on July 1, 2019. The report of the inquiry committee said that with the export of sugar in January 2019, the price in the local market started rising immediately. According to the report, the beneficiaries of the government’s subsidy on sugar exports include the RY group, owned by Makhdoom Omar Shehryar (a relative of Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar), which accounted for 15.83% of the total export subsidy, amounting to Rs 3.944 billion. Is.
Chaudhry Munir and Monis Elahi are also partners in this group. Similarly, the JDW Group of Jahangir Khan Tareen got 12.8% of export subsidy which is Rs 3.058 billion. Hunza Sugar Mills received an 11.56% subsidy amounting to Rs 2.879 billion. These sugar mills are owned by Muhammad Waheed Chaudhry, Idrees Chaudhry, and Saeed Chaudhry. The Sharif family-owned sugar mills accounted for 5.9 percent of the total export subsidy, amounting to Rs 1.472 billion.