RAWALPINDI - During a campaign against hoarders, Special Price Magistrates (SPMs) on Tuesday raided various localities of the city and imposed fines of Rs 48,500 on 18 shopkeepers on account of selling daily used commodities on high prices. These raids were conducted on the special directives of District Coordination Officer (DCO) Imdadullah Bosal. As per details, SPM Suhail Maqbool conducted a raid on the markets in the jurisdiction of Banni and City Police Stations and fined seven violators amounting to Rs Rs 20,500 including three flour dealers and three Sasti Roti Tandoor owners for overcharging. In the limits of Sadiqabad Police Station, SPM Saeed Toor conducted a raid at different markets and imposed fine on six shopkeepers. A raid was also conducted by SPM Kamran Khan on different markets in the jurisdiction of Airport Police Station. He imposed fines amounting to Rs 10,000 on three profiteers. The SPM Raja Nazakat Hussain raided different markets in the limits of Civil Lines Police Station and imposed fine amounting to Rs 5,000 on two profiteers. Similarly, SPM Wasim Tabish imposed fines Rs 5,000 on two shopkeepers during a raid on different markets in the city. The SPMs warned the shopkeepers that strict action would be taken against those who violated the price list issued by the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) especially during the holy month of Ramazan. They also directed the shopkeepers to display price lists on some visible places in their shops. They also warned the flour dealers to provide flour bag to the consumers on fixed prices, otherwise, strict action would be taken against them.