District administration conducts 1102 raids to check profiteering, hoarding

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City Reporter

Under a campaign launched by the Rawalpindi district administration against profiteering and hoarding, the teams on the directives of Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Aamir Aqiq Khan, conducted 1102 raids in seven tehsils of the district during last five days.

According to a district administration spokesman, fines amounting to over Rs 198,500 were imposed on 93 shopkeepers.

The teams conducted 1102 raids in seven tehsils the district, and fines were imposed on the rules violators while two accused were sent behind the bars.

Assistant Commissioner (AC) Saddar raided at 52 points in Saddar Sub-division. Two violators were sent behind bars while Rs 26,500 fines were imposed on the profiteers.

Assistant Commissioner, Cantt conducted 130 raids and imposed Rs 28,000 on nine violators. AC City also penalized 19 rules violators with Rs 26,000 fines. AC Kalar Syedan conducted 138 raids and imposed Rs 11000 fine on 12 violators.

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