52 arrested in crackdown against profiteers at Peshwar

Friday 09 June 2017 2 months ago 70   Peshawar   Print

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Report  Web desk : PESHAWAR: District administration during a crackdown on profiteers has arrested 52 persons for profiteering from different parts of the city and its adjoining areas. The arrested profiteers were included butchers, fresh milk sellers, fruit & vegetable vendours, grocers and others. On the directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Saqib Raza Aslam, the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Peshawar, Mohammad Mughees Sanaullah along with Additional Assistant Commissioners (AACs) paid surprise visit to Namak Mandi, Khushal Bazaar, Hashtnagri and Sabzi Mandi near Chowk Yadgar on arrested 23 persons for profiteering and not displaying official price list. Similarly, AAC Sohail Aziz carried out anti-profiteering campaign on Charsadda Road and Faqirabad areas of the city and nabbed 9 persons for overcharging the people while AAC Qaiser Khan Kundi took into custody 7 profiteers from Warsak Road. The AAC Tariq Hussain carried out checking in Fowara Chowk and Liaquat Bazaar, Peshawar Cantonment and arrested 6 profiteers while AAC Tariq Mahmood arrested 7 persons from Tehkal area. 02