City administration’s action against profiteers; 99 shopkeepers fined

KARACHI: The divisional and district administration Karachi has challaned 99 shopkeepers and fine of Rs.1,83,800/- were imposed.

According to a statement issued here on Friday, during crackdown, the administration fined 52 milk sellers, 15 food items grocers, six fruits sellers, nine chicken sellers and 17 vegetables sellers.

The action against profiteers were taken in the areas including Saddar, Civil Line, SITE, Garden, Baldia, Ferozabad, Jamshed Quarters, Gulshan Iqbal, Gulzar Hijri, Liaquat Abad, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Orangi, Ibrahim Hyderi, Model Colony, Landhi, Korangi, Bin Qasim and New Karachi.

Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the operation against profiteers will continue till the sale of essential items is not ensured according to officially approved price list.