36 kanals of land allegedly encroached upon by the Sharif family’s mills in Sahiwal some 37 years ago has been retrieved by the Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE). Ittefaq Sugar Mills had encroached upon an area of state land measuring 36 kanals and made part of it in 1982. However, it (mills) had shifted its machinery to Rahim Yar Khan to set up another sugar mills.
On Saturday, officials of the ACE, revenue and police visited the site. Of the 36 kanals of occupied land inside the mills, 16 kanals were found vacant and on the remaining area stores of sugar and a laboratory were built.