HAFIZABAD - Local consumers on Monday took out a rally from Fawara Chowk and demonstrated in front of Press Club to protest against the exorbitant prices of poultry in the city.

On the occasion, they alleged that exorbitant poultry prices were being fixed by the Market Committee Secretary with the poultry traders. They said that poultry was being sold in Hafizabad at more than Rs40 per kg than the prices prevalent in the nearby cities and towns. They called upon the DCO to take pity on the local consumers and ensure sale of chickens at the prices prevalent in other towns and cities.

Meanwhile, the DCO has directed the Secretary Market Committee to ensure sale of poultry at the prices prevalent nearby towns and cities.