Karachi- The divisional and district administration has fined 82 shopkeepers. A fine of Rs 164,500 was imposed for overcharging and violating officially approved price list.
According to a statement issued today, during crackdown, the district administration fined 54 milk sellers, four food grocers, 17 chicken sellers, two fruit sellers and five vegetable sellers. The action against profiteers were taken in the areas including Aram Bagh, Civil line, Gulshan Iqbal, Jamshed Quarters, Orangi, Gulberg, Bin Qasim and Shah Faisal. Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi has said that the crackdown against profiteering will continue till its logical end.