Strict actions will be taken against profiteering, hoarding and sale of substandard quality items: Dr. Khatu Mal Jeewan

Ministries Official News

Karachi, April 28, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister for the Bureau of Supply and Prices Dr Khatu Mal Jeewan has said that strict actions will be taken against profiteering, hoarding and sale of substandard quality items. In this connection, he said that the Bureau of Supply and Prices Department had fined over 800 shopkeepers for profiteering and for not displaying the official price lists across the province in the holy month of Ramadan.

Special Assistant to CM said that the officers of the department along with the price magistrates challaned 800 shopkeepers and imposed fines of over Rs1,600,500. He said that around 4000 shops of fruit, vegetables and other edible items were checked. Out of the total, 195 shopkeepers were challaned in Karachi and fines of over Rs 1.2 million were imposed on profiteers in the city.

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