MULTAN (NNI): Price of sugar has witnessed upward trajectory as per maund increases by Rs550 amid rumours of artificial shortage. Following unexpected hike, price of sugar per maund , weighing 100 kg, has surged to Rs5250 from Rs 4700 and dealers have started stocking sugar . Similarly, per kg price of sugar has also witnessed hike of Rs4 to Rs6. Analysts and locals have termed political upheaval a cause behind sudden rise in sugar prices.