Islamabad: Profiteers fined in capital
Islamabad: As part of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration drive against profiteering, Assistant Commissioner (Rural) Saba Asim conducted raids in Model Town Humak, Pakistan Town, Korang Town, Koral and PWD Colony and imposed fines on profiteers, the Deputy Commissioner s Office said.
During crackdown in Model Town Humak, the AC imposed fines worth Rs1,900 on 6 profiteers. As many as 5 profiteers were imposed fines worth Rs1,300 in Pakistan Town, 4 profiteers were imposed fines of Rs1,100 in Korang Town, 4 stallholders were imposed fines worth Rs1,700 in the Koral Sasta Bazaar. During checking in PWD Colony, 8 profiteers were imposed fines worth Rs1,500.
The assistant commissioner also checked quality of food items in bazaars and imposed heavy fines on shopkeepers selling rotten vegetables and fruits.