District administration seized huge quantity of fake fertilizers and pesticides from a factory at Tehsil Kabirwala, here on Sunday.
Assistant Commissioner Ghulam Mustufa along with Deputy Director Agriculture Rana Maqsood raided at Moon Cotton Factory situated near village 8-Kassi.
They allegedly found 400 maund of small marble pebbles and another 190 bags of fake fertilizers from a mini truck. Similarly, fake pesticides for sugarcane and paddy field were also recovered.
The team also arrested driver of the mini-truck.
According to officials of agriculture department, the fake fertilizer and pesticides were being transported to Khanewal and its adjoining areas.
Deputy Commissioner Agha Zaheer Abbas Sherazi, in a statements expressed resolve that stringent action would be taken against sellers of pesticides and fertilizers.
Originally published at Urdu point