Action against profiteers; 226 fined, 25 arrested


KARACHI: City’s divisional and district administration has challaned 226 shopkeepers and fined them Rs.406,000, while 25 shopkeepers were arrested for continuous profiteering. According to a statement issued on Sunday, during crackdown the administration fined 40 milk sellers, seven food item grocers, 22 chicken sellers, 72 fruit sellers and 85 vegetable sellers. The action against profiteers were taken in the areas including Saddar, Civil Line, SITE, Garden, Baldia, Ferozabad, Jamshed Quarters, Gulshan Iqbal, Gulzar Hijri, Liaquat Abad, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Orangi, Ibrahim Hyderi, Model Colony, Landhi, Korangi, Bin Qasim and New Karachi. Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the operation against profiteers will continue until the sale of essential items is not ensured according to officially approved price list. 

comments powered by Disqus
  • DailyTimes.Official
  • DailyTimes_DT
  • Rss
Sunday Magazine
Aaj Kal