Shopkeepers Arrested For Profiteering

Shopkeepers arrested for profiteering

LAHORE, Nov 8 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 08th Nov, 2016 ) : The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) continued its drive against profiteering on Tuesday and arrested 77 shopkeepers from various areas of the city. Also 35 cases were registered against violators of the Price Act and CDGL teams sent 20 out of total 77 shopkeepers to prison for three days after summary trial. The CDGL special price control magistrates conducted raids on 772 shops in different localities at town level and inspected price of commodities. As many as 29 shopkeepers were challaned and fine was imposed worth Rs 44,800. The district administration issued directions to the town administrators and price control magistrates to continue crackdown on profiteers.