DG Oil, others held in petrol crisis case

Observer Report

The Federal Investigation Agency on Saturday ar-rested officials of the petroleum ministry over their alleged involvement in petrol crisis, sources said.

The cases were registered at the FIA Lahore in the light of inquiries conducted to figure out the respon-sible behind the petrol crisis.

Sources privy to the development said that cases were registered against two oil marketing compa-nies and OGRA officials.

OGRA’s member gas, Aamir Naseem, member oil, OGRA, Abdullah Malik, DG Oil, Shafiullah and assistant director Iman Abro have been arrested by the FIA officials.

The arrested are accused of award-ing petroleum marketing licenses illegally, allowing illegal petrol import quota.

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