84 profiteers fined, 13 jailed


KARACHI: In a crackdown on profiteers, 84 shopkeepers were charged with Rs 313,200 fine for selling commodities above official rates, while 13 others were jailed.

In the crackdown, 26 milkmen, 16 shopkeepers of general commodities and 42 chicken sellers were fined for selling essential items at excessive prices, while 13 persons were sent to jail for continuous violation of official rates.

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