Rs 61,100 fine charged from profiteers

KARACHI: In operation against profiteering and adulteration of commodities like milk, vegetable and other eatables and Karachi divisional and district administration have challaned 74 shopkeeper and charged Rs 61,100 fine from them for selling eatables above government rates.

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, Korangi, Airport, Bin Qasim, Liaquatabad, Arambagh and Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

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

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