Price Control Magistrates have checked about 507 shops during drive against overcharging and substandard food and challaned 108 shops while registered 21cases against violators and imposed Rs 77,000 as fine. Similarly, on the directions of DCO Noorul Amin Mengal food inspectors checked food samples of 517 hotels, marriage halls, sweets and bakers and other shops in the City.

 and imposed fine of Rs 86,000 on selling substandard and un hygienic food. Drug inspectors checked 26 medical stores during last two days and two samples of medicines have been taken from medical stores while 3 medical stores have been sealed for selling expired drugs.