According to petitioner wheat flour and sugar were available in quantity more than the requirement but the mafias have created an artificial crisis.
"An artificial crisis is being cooked up to create shortage of sugar and jack up the price", petition said.
Petitioner in his plea claimed that the sugar mafia has hoarded sugar to create an artificial shortage of the commodity and jack up the price.
According to ARY News, representatives of Pakistan Sugar Mills Association and Kisan Board, the representative body of the farmers, attended the meeting.
'2,17,400 bags of sugar pledged by Kashmir Sugar Mill Limited to a bank were pilfered'