Rs 113 shopkeepers fined for overcharging

KARACHI: Karachi divisional and district administration have challaned 113 shopkeeper and charged Rs 138,300 fine from them for selling eatables above government rates, while four shopkeepers were also arrested.

This was informed by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui in a report issued on Friday pertaining to latest actions taken against profiteers in various parts of Karachi. He said that actions against profiteers were taken in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Liaquatabad, New Karachi, North Nazimabad, Jamshed Quarters and Garden.

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

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