270 shopkeepers fined over profiteering in September

MULTAN: The District administration had imposed fine Rs 261,900 on 270 shopkeepers involved in profiteering during September.

According to District Officer (Industries) Pervez Faheem Bukhari on Saturday, a total 792 shops were visited in September and owners of 270 shops were found involved in profiteering on sale of different commodities.

On which, Assistant commissioner Liaqat Ali Kalhoor imposed Rs 48,000, Secretary Transport Authority Kashif Dogar imposed Rs 25,000, District Health Officer Dr Waseem Ramzi imposed Rs 28,500, Assistant Registrar Cooperative Malik Numan Abid imposed Rs 14,000, Naib Tehsildar Jalalpur Pirwala Iqbal Pahor imposed Rs 11,200, Assistant Director Fisheries Rao Shehar Yar imposed Rs 11,000 and the DO Industries imposed Rs 11,000 fine on the shopkeepers.