KARACHI: The divisional and district administration Karachi has challaned 182 shopkeepers and fine of Rs.4,96,000/- were imposed while six shopkeepers were arrested for continuous profiteering.
According to a statement issued here on Friday, during crackdown the administration fined 32 milk sellers, 12 grocers, 32 chicken sellers, 70 fruits sellers and 36 vegetables sellers.
The action against profiteers were taken in the areas including Saddar, Civil Line, SITE, Garden, Baldia, Ferozabad, Jamshed Quarters, Gulshan Iqbal, Gulzar Hijri, Liaquat Abad, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Orangi, New Karachi,Landhi, Ibrahim Hyderi, Model Colony, Bin Qasim and Korangi.
Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the operation against profiteers will continue till the sale of essential items is not ensured according to officially approved price list.
Source : APP