52 profiteers fined, four jailed

September 10, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: In action against profiteering and adulteration of commodities like milk, ghee, flour, vegetables, meat, grains and others, Karachi divisional and district administration has challaned 52 shopkeepers with Rs 64,100 fine for selling commodities above government rates in different areas of the metropolis.

According to a release from Commissioner Karachi office on Thursday, the city administration took actions against profiteers in Saddar, Civil Lines, Garden, SITE, Baldia, Ferozabad, Jamshed Quarters, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Liaquatabad, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Orangi, Bin Qasim, Ibrahim Haidery, New Karachi, Landhi, Korangi and Model Colony.

The administration also arrested and jailed four profiteers for continuous violation in this regard.

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