Karachi: According to a piece of recent news, on Tuesday, the city administration initiated a crackdown on shopkeepers who charge prices for food products that are higher than the publicly notified costs.
According to official reports, the ban on profiteers was ordered by Commissioner Navid Ahmed Shaikh, who requested deputy commissioners to take action on a daily basis.
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The commissioner has told them not to be lenient with those who charge higher food prices than those set by the provincial government and city government. He has also requested that the DCs file their reports on a regular basis.
According to officials, three milk shops were shut down, and 105 shopkeepers selling a variety of goods, including milk, atta, poultry, and groceries, were fined about Rs. 600,000. Sellers of poultry goods were fined around Rs. 236,000, while milk sellers were fined around Rs. 272,000.
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