48 shopkeepers challaned for overcharging

KARACHI: Forty-eight shopkeepers were challaned and a combined fine of Rs 50,000 was imposed against them for overcharging in violation to the price fixed by government.

The crackdown against profiteering was conducted in Gulberg, North Nazimabad, Shah Faisal Town, Garden and Gulzar-e-Hijri.

Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi said that the crackdown was being conducted by the concerned assistant commissioners in their respective areas. Six milk sellers, 01 fruit vendor, 02 vegetable merchants, 01 food item grocer, 30 poultry sellers, 01 flour seller, two vegetable sellers and others were challaned for violating the price list.

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