Mardan: 9 butchers arrested
MARDAN: District Coordination Officer Mardan Zakaullah Khattak during checking of the prices of essential food items in Takhtbai and Shergarh areas on Tuesday arrested nine butchers for overcharging and handed them over to police. The DCO along with price magistrate and DSP Takhtbai checked price list of essential items in Takhtbai and Shergarh and arrested nine butchers for overcharging consumers. The DCO directed police to present the accused in the court of price magistrate Takhtbai and award them punishment according to the law. He has directed all price magistrates to carry out regular inspection of bazaars and take strict action against profiteers.