96 shopkeepers fined for profiteering


KARACHI: Karachi divisional and district administration have challaned 96 shopkeeper and charged Rs 99,200 fine from them for selling eatables above government rates, while two shopkeepers were also arrested.

This was informed by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui in a report issued on Thursday pertaining to latest actions taken against profiteers in various parts of Karachi. He said that actions against profiteers were taken in Gulberg, North Nazimabad, Airport, Korangi Garden, Nazimabad, Saddar and Landhi.

“Such actions would be continued against retailers until they sell their goods at government rates,” commissioner Karachi said.

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