ISLAMABAD: A report by the Federal Investigation Agency claims that top PTI member Jahangir Tareen was among those who gained from the recent sugar crisis in the country.
An investigation into the crisis had been ordered by Prime Minister Imran Khan in February.
Among the people named in the FIA report are Jahangir Tareen and relative of Minister for National Food Security Khusro Bakhtiar.
Tareen was said by the report to have benefitted the most from the sugar crisis followed by Bakhtiar’s relative.
The report also claims that the companies belonging to Chaudhry Munir and PMlL-N’s MPA Ghulam Dastagir were also benefited from the crisis.
The document failed to mention why the Economic Coordination Council (ECC) approved the decision to export sugar and under whose influence Punjab government issue subsidies to sugar mills.
The prime minister was also sent the investigation report on the wheat crisis, compiled by a three-member bench headed by Wajid Zia. As per the report, the crisis originated due to poor planning by the centre and provincial governments.