91 profiteers penalized

FAISALABAD:The price control magistrates imposed Rs 99,000 fine on 81 shopkeepers on the charge of profiteering and overcharging here on Wednesday.

A spokesman of the district administration said that the price monitoring teams conducted surprise visits at various markets, hotels and restaurants and found 81 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering. Therefore, a total fine of Rs 99,000 was imposed on them.