Rs 112,300 fine charged from profiteers

KARACHI:,,, Karachi divisional and district administration have arrested two retailers, challaned 78 shopkeepers and charged Rs 112,300 fine from them for selling eatables above government rates.

This was informed by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui in a report issued on Friday pertaining to latest actions taken against profiteers in various parts of Karachi. He said that actions against profiteers were taken in Liaquatabad, Airport area, Orangi, Shah Faisal, Garden and Jamshed Quarters.

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