Shopkeepers Fined For Not Following Price List

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TAXILA: The local administration fined seven shopkeepers in Hassanabdal heavily for not following the official price list for daily commodities and sealed a mini filling station in a mining area on Thursday.

Flanked by labour department, Civil Defence and Tehsil Municipal Administration officials, Assistant Commissioner Adnan Aslam Raja made surprise visits to various markets in the city.

Seven shopkeepers were fined for selling daily commodities at high prices, while a petrol station was sealed and its owner fined for selling petrol illegally.

In Taxila, Assistant Commissioner Usman Tariq launched a crackdown against bakeries and their manufacturing units, fining six food outlets heavily for unhygienic kitchens and selling rotten food items.

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