11 shops sealed, 10 arrested for profiteering.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration sealed 11 shops, arrested 10, and imposed fine amout 10,500 on shopkeepers involved in profiteering.

According to the ICT spokesperson, the operation was carried out on the directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Irfan Nawaz Memon with the assistant commissioners (ACs) conducting raids in their respective areas to combat price increases, encroachment, hygiene issues, and professional beggars.

During the operation, the ACs carried out inspections at 158 places and imposed a fine of Rs 10,500 for price gouging, and sealed 11 shops. Some 10 shopkeepers were also arrested and subsequently taken to the local police station while FIR against one shopkeeper was also registered.

Furthermore, 15 professional beggars were apprehended and handed over to the police for further legal action.

In addition to addressing price increases, the ICT administration also acted against...

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