924 Raids Conducted To Check Overcharging


924 raids conducted to check overcharging

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : City District Government Lahore (CDGL) continued a campaign against overcharging and conducted raids on 924 shops across the provincial capital, here on Wednesday.

As many as 100 shopkeepers were arrested, out of which 30 were sent to prison for three days after summary trial on the spot.

Price control magistrates also lodged 65 FIRs against the shopkeepers in various police stations.

District administration also challaned 34 shopkeepers besides imposing fine worth Rs 11,500 on violators of price act. DCO Capt (R) Muhammad Usman issued directions to the price control officials to continue crackdown against the hoarders and profiteers.