MUZAFFARGARH: A fine of Rs 18,000 was imposed on various shops of Tehsil Muzaffargarh for overcharging during October.

This was stated by Assistant Commissioner Dr Saif Ullah Bhatti while talking to journalists here on Wednesday. He said that raids were conducted at various markets under a campaign against adulteration and overcharging.

He added that a fine of Rs 30,000 had also been imposed on various hotels, restaurants and sweets shops over adulteration.

He said that the campaign would continue in the district without any discrimination and strict legal action would be taken against violators.