Shop­keep­ers fined for over­charg­ing

Pakistan Observer - - LAHORE CITY -

LA­HORE—The City District Gov­ern­ment La­hore (CDGL) dur­ing its drive against over­charg­ing, chal­laned 13 shop­keep­ers be­sides im­pos­ing a fine of Rs 11,000 on vi­o­la­tors of Price Act here Thurs­day.

CDGL Spe­cial Price Con­trol Mag­is­trates con­ducted raids on 772 shops in var­i­ous ar­eas of the city and in­spected price of com­modi­ties.

As many as 83 peo­ple were ar­rested out of which 26 were sent to pri­son for three days af­ter summary trial on the spot. The CDGL also lodged 54 First In­for­ma­tion Re­port (FIRs) against the vi­o­la­tors of Price Law in var­i­ous po­lice sta­tions.—APP

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Pakistan

© PressReader. All rights reserved.