Shopkeepers Fined For Overcharging

Shopkeepers fined for overcharging

LAHORE,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Augst,2016) : City District Government Lahore (CDGL) during its drive against overcharging, challaned 35 shopkeepers besides imposing fine worth Rs 41,000 on violators of Price Act, here on Monday. CDGL Special Price Control Magistrates conducted raids on 704 shops in various areas of the city and inspected price of commodities at local level.

As many as 103 persons were arrested, out of which 37 were sent to prison for three days after summary trial on the spot. The CDGL also lodged 61 FIRs against the violators of Price Law in various police stations. DCO Capt. (R) Muhammad Usman issued directions to the Town Administrators to continue crackdown against the profiteering to provide relief to the masses.