On the direction of Nankana Sahib DCO Ghulam Farid, Price Control Magistrate Rafiq Gill along with DDO Health Hummyun Azad Pasha conducted raids on different shops across the city to check the quality and rates of edible items here the other day.

They arrested five shopkeepers involved in overcharging including Haji Shoukat Ali, Saqib Doger, M Sadique, Nazir Ahmed and M Ashraf.

Meanwhile, the religious and social circles demanded action against the violators of Ramazan Ordinance and questioned the government efficiency to ensure sanctity of the holy month.

They said that every type of edibles, food and drinks were available during the fasting hour in the city and people were violating the sanctity of Ramazan by eating and drinking openly. Canteens and hotels in different areas opened and busy providing foodstuffs and drinks with to people with ‘apparent’ impunity.