Four shops sealed during crackdown on profiteers.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration on Saturday took action against profiteers, sealing four shops and imposing fines totalling 24,000 rupees.

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

During the operation, the ACs carried out inspections at 102 places and imposed a fine of Rs. 24,000 for price gouging, and sealed four shops. A shopkeeper was also arrested and subsequently taken to the local police station.

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

In addition to addressing price increases, the district administration...

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