Islamabad: Profiteers fined in capital
Islamabad: Assistant Commissioner (Saddar) Islamabad Fariduddin Mustafa conducted surprise price checking in F-10 area markets and arrested four profiteers for not displaying the rate list of food items.
During the course of checking, he also sealed two fruits and vegetables shops in F-10 area and imposed fines amounting Rs20,000 on 30 profiteers in various markets, a spokesman for the deputy commissioner’s office said.
Meanwhile, Traffic Magistrate ICT Khawaja Maqbool, Assistant Commissioner (Industrial Area) Imran Ali Sultan, and Assistant Commissioner (Headquarters) Nauman Yousaf, during the course of price checking in the areas of Rawat, Tarnol, I-9, Pakistan Town, imposed fines amounting Rs16,000 on 25 profiteers. They directed the shopkeepers to display the rate list of food items prominently at their shops.