LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that those involved in profiteering, adulteration and less weighing deserve no leniency and strict action should be ensured against them. He said that such a system should be evolved under which the elements involved in these practices had to pay heavy fines as well as face imprisonment, says a handout issued here on Thursday. He directed to constitute a committee headed by provincial minister for law which will submit its recommendations within 48 hours regarding action against those involved in adulteration, profiteering and less weighing. He was presiding over a meeting regarding provision of edible items to the masses at fixed rates, at Chief Ministers Secretariat, here on Thursday. Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah Khan, Ahmed Ali Aulakh, elected representatives, Chief Secretary, Inspector General of Police, Additional Chief Secretary and secretaries of various departments were also present on the occasion. Meanwhile, senior advisor to Punjab Chief Minister, Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa has directed the provincial administration to utilise all resources for maintaining law and order as well as religious harmony and law enforcing agencies should remain fully alert in the province during Muharram-ul-Haram. He expressed these views while presiding over a high level meeting held in connection with reviewing security arrangements during Muharram. Advisor to CM Jehanzaib Barki, MNAs Mian Marghoob Ahmed, Ahmad Bilal Yaseen, Malik Muhammad Riaz, MPAs Suleman Rafique, Rana Muhammad Arshad, Zaeem Qadri, Shuja Khanzada, Chief Secretary, IG Police, Commissioner Lahore, DGPR, DG Rescue1122, DCO, CCPO, officers of Law enforcement agencies, Secretaries of Home, Health , Auqaf, Prosecution, Local Government and other departments were also present on this occasion. Khosa said continuous monitoring of the arrangements made according to the local circumstances for maintenance of law and order and complete harmony in the present situation, particularly Muharram should be carried out and a rehearsal should also be made for completing protective measures. Foolproof arrangements of lights on the routes of procession, street lights and cleanliness at local level should be made and ladies police will also be deputed for security and no one should be allowed to enter in the limits of Majalis and procession without complete search, he said. The meeting was given briefing about the security arrangements by concerned civil and police officials and instructions have been issued to police and civil administration to keep close liaison between law enforcement agencies at all level. The meeting was told that all arrangements would be made on time whereas regular forces as well as volunteers will play their due role for maintaining law and order.