Crackdown on sale of substandard items in trains

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Staff Reporter

Divisional Commercial Officer Railways Karachi Nasir Nazir in a crackdown on stalls of food items, restaurants, and dining cars in the trains has seized the substandard food items and unapproved brands of the same, besides imposing fines amounting to Rs 50,000.

The action was taken on the instructions of Divisional Superintendent Railway Karachi Muhammad Hanif Gul, said a statement on Sunday.

Hundreds of substandard cold drinks and juices were trashed on the spot while one stall was sealed during the crackdown.

The officials concerned also suggested closing down the dining car of Pakistan Express for the reported sale of unapproved and sub-standard items.

Referring to the special drive, DCO Railway Karachi Hanif Gul said that strict action would be taken against the vendors for violating the relevant laws to sell food items.

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