Raid on profiteers, Rs143500 fine recovered

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 22 milk sellers, 11 fruit sellers, 12 vegetable sellers, 4 grocers and 11 poultry traders and a total fine of Rs111900 was collected by challenging 60 profiteers. Two profiteers were also sent to jail.