Consumer Council takes action against profiteering.


BAHAWALPUR -- District Consumer Protection Council Bahawalpur charged a pharmacy owner Rs 10,000 as fine over profiteering.

According to a press release issued here, the applicant Syed Saqib Hussain Naqvi submitted application with Assistant Commissioner (City) Bahawalpur, narrating that owner of a pharmacy charged him Rs 250 as price of a food supplement packet which he purchased for his child. He submitted that the real price of the food supplement was Rs 225 per packet. "When, I told shopkeeper that he charged extra price, then he (shopkeeper) showed angry attitude.

The applicant further said that he purchased same food packet from another pharmacy store at real...

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