ICT admin seals two shops, arrests four during crackdown on profiteers.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration sealed two shops, arrested four, and imposed fines totalling 15,000 rupees 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 116 places and imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 for price gouging, and sealed two shops. Four shopkeepers were also arrested and subsequently taken to the local police station.

Furthermore, 22 professional beggars were apprehended and handed over to the police for further legal action.

In addition to addressing price increases, the ICT administration also took action...

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