Lahore: 50 traders jailed
LAHORE: Fifty shopkeepers were sent to jail for violation of price control whereas and Rs0.634m fine imposed on 616 shopkeepers on minor charges, said a handout on Friday. DCO Noorul Amin Mengal told a meeting that price checking in the City had been accelerated to ensure provision of essential items at controlled rate. He warned miscreants of grave consequences if they continued exploiting the poor during Ramazan. He expressed satisfaction with lowering of prices in a few days owing to the steps taken by the CDGL.