Shopkeepers fined for overcharging
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