On profiteer sent to jail, 83 others fined

Karachi: On the instructions of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, the deputy commissioners of five districts of Karachi and assistance commissioners of all sub-divisions of Karachi raided different markets and fine profiteers.

Action was taken against 10 milk sellers, 3 fruit sellers, 12 vegetable sellers, 6 grocers, 45 flour sellers and a total fine of Rs165500 was collected by challenging 83 profiteers. One profiteer was also arrested and sent to jail.