Shopkeepers arrested for profiteering

Lahore—The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) continued its drive against profiteering on Thursday and arrested 67 shopkeepers. Also 41 cases were registered against violators of the Price Act and CDGL teams sent 05 out of total 67 shopkeepers to prison for three days after summary trial. The CDGL special price control magistrates conducted raids on 694 shops in various areas of the city and inspected price of commodities. As many as 19 shopkeepers were challaned and fine was imposed worth Rs 17,000.—APP