85 profiteers challaned

February 24, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Karachi divisional and district administration have challaned 85 shopkeeper and charged Rs 94,500 fine from them for selling eatables above government rates.

This was informed by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui in a report issued on Monday pertaining to latest actions taken against profiteers in various parts of Karachi. He said that actions against profiteers were taken in North Nazimabad, Bin Qasim, Airport area, Korangi, Garden and Gulshan-e-Iqbal.

“Such actions would be continued against retailers until they sell their goods at government rates,” commissioner Karachi said.