CDGL Continues Drive Against Overcharging

CDGL continues drive against overcharging

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 26th july, 2016) : City District Government Lahore (CDGL) in its drive against overcharging conducted raids on 910 shops across the provincial capital on Tuesday. As many as 100 shopkeepers were arrested, out of them 35 were sent to jail for three days after summary trial on the spot. Price Control Magistrates also lodged 63 FIRs against the shopkeepers in various police stations. The district administration also challaned 20 shopkeepers besides imposing fine worth Rs 19,000 on violators of Price Act. DCO Capt.(Retd) Muhammad Usman issued directions to the price control officials to continue crackdown against the hoarders and profiteers.