13 shopkeepers fined over profiteering

FAISALABAD: Price Control Magistrate Riaz Hussain Anjum imposed fine on 13 shopkeepers over profiteering and overcharging.

According to a spokesman for the city district government, the magistrate conducted surprise visits to various markets of Gobindpura, Raza Abad, Ghulam Mohammad Abad, Rehmat Abad, etc and checked quality and sale of daily use commodities.

He found 13 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering besides imposing a total fine of Rs 34,000 on them.