CDGL continues drive against overcharging

Lahore—The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) continuing its drive against overcharging conducted raids on 836 shops across the provincial capital on Friday.
As many as 75 shopkeepers were got arrested out of which 17 were sent to prison for three days after summary trial on the spot.
Price Control Magistrates also lodged 52 FIRs against the shopkeepers in various police stations.
The district administration also challlaned 21 shopkeepers besides imposing a fine of Rs 20,000 on violators of the price act.
DCO Capt (R) Muhammad Usman issued directions to price control officials to continue crackdown against hoarders and profiteers.—APP

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