ICT Admin fines 138 profiteers
ISLAMABAD—Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration has imposed fine of Rs 288,100 on shopkeepers for overcharging during its on-going crackdown against profiteers. On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Islamabad, some 375 shops have been randomly inspected in the city so far, said ICT spokesman Muhammad Gulfam on Wednesday.
He said that senior officers of ICT Administration including Acs, MICs and special price magistrates are regularly carrying out inspections in their assigned areas/markets all over the city under the supervision of ADC(G) Capt (R) Abdul Sattar Isani, and stern action is being taken against the profiteers for overcharging.
Moreover, the rates and quality of all essential items including meat, chicken, dairy products, pulses, rice, flour etc have been enforced and regulated, he added.
Since inception of the holy month of Ramzan, he said some 2,890 profiteers have been fined amounting to Rs 5,542,000.—APP