Shopkeepers Arrested For Overcharging

Shopkeepers arrested for overcharging

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - 04th Nov, 2016 ) : The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) Friday continued its drive against profiteering and arrested 99 shopkeepers. Also 48 cases were registered against violators of the Price Act and CDGL teams sent 20 out of total 99 shopkeepers to prison for three days after summary trial. The CDGL special price control magistrates raided at 842 shops in various areas of the city and inspected price of commodities. As many as 15 shopkeepers were challaned and fine was imposed worth Rs 12,500. The district administration issued directions to the town administrators and price control magistrates to continue crackdown on profiteers.