27 shopkeepers fined on profiteering

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Price control magistrates have imposed a total fine of Rs.124,000 on 27 shopkeepers on charge of profiteering in different parts of Faisalabad during past 24 hours.

A spokesman of local administration said here on Saturday that the magistrates after receiving 23 complaints against overcharging and overcharging on Qeemat App checked various shops in different markets and bazaars and found 27 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering.

Therefore, a total fine of Rs.124,000 was imposed on them in addition to issuing warning that they would be sent behind bars if they did not mend their way of profiteering.