Admin imposes Rs 213,500 fines on profiteers.

RAWALPINDI -- Rawalpindi District Administration conducted 1531 raids in seven tehsils of the district to check profiteering during last 24 hours and imposed Rs 213,500 fines on rules violators while 14 shops were sealed besides netting six violators.

According to a district administration spokesman, strict action in accordance with the law was being taken against profiteers and hoarders and six violators were sent behind the bars.

Around 360 raids were conducted in Gujar Khan Tehsil and fines amounting to Rs 51,500 was imposed on 18 violators while two shops were sealed and an FIR was also lodged.

Around 153 raids were conducted in Kahuta and 43 violators were imposed fines amounting to Rs 65,000. Similarly, 204 raids were conducted in Kalar Syedan and a profiteer was also arrested.

Operations were also conducted in...

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