RAWALPINDI  – Price Control Magistrate Malik Noor Zaman imposed fines on 15 shopkeepers for profiteering.

The magistrate on the complaints of the citizens raided a number of markets at Adiala Road and Gulshan Abad area in the jurisdiction of Saddar Baroni Police Station and found 15 shopkeepers involved in profiteering. The shopkeepers particularly of daily use items like general store, kariana store, butcher shops, milk and yogurt shops have been issued warnings that if they found indulged in profiteering again, then they would be sent behind the bars. 

Meanwhile, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Rawalpindi Saqib Zafar has directed the authorities.

The price control magistrates have been directed to check rates and quality of commodities on regular basis especially during upcoming holy month Ramazan and all the bazaars should regularly be visited.

The profiteers should be imposed fines on the spot aimed at providing relief to the citizens.