Crackdown on profiteers continues


The district administration has intensified a campaign against profiteers, adulterators and hoarders. Special price control magistrates conducted raids at 576 shops and checked the prices of groceries and fined 27 shops a total of Rs 1,03,000 for overcharging, said Deputy Commissioner Maisam Abbas while chairing a meeting of District Price Control Committee on Sunday. He said that cases were also registered against two shopkeepers under the Price Act and they were sent behind bars. Warnings were also issued to 50 shopkeepers.-APP


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