Crackdown against profiteers continues

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Karachi : Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, on Tuesday directed all deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners to continue with the ongoing crackdown against profiteers until the shopkeepers followed the official price list.


He chaired a meeting on Tuesday to review the overall situation and emphasised to maintain the government’s commodity price list in the markets. He was informed that on Monday 50 milk sellers, 14 fruit sellers, 18 vegetable sellers, two butchers, 14 shopkeepers of general provision stores, 32 chicken sellers were fined for violating the government’s commodity price list and an amount of Rs142,000 was received as fine from 129 shopkeepers.


The commissioner was also informed that authorised committees are conducting crackdown on daily basis and also taking due action against the profiteers.

Courtesy:   The News

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