3,222 milk sellers fined Rs 2.4m for overcharging


Fines, collectively coming up Rs 2.4 million, have been imposed on 3,222 milk sellers for overcharging consumers, during an ongoing drive against the profiteering. This was disclosed by focal person Zahid Hussain at a meeting chaired by City Commissioner Roshan Ali Shah. Additional Commissioner Abdul Wahab Memon, Deputy Commissioner South Mustafa Jamal Qazi, Deputy Commissioner East Qazi Jan Mohammad, Deputy Commissioner Central Dr Syed Saifur Rehman and Deputy Commissioner West Ghanwar Leghari also attended the meeting. The participants of the meeting were informed that 3,222 milk sellers were fined for overcharging citizens in the five districts of the city. Speaking on the occasion, the commissioner stressed the need to accelerate the drive and warned that no negligence would be tolerated in this regard. He also instructed the five deputy commissioners to ensure milk is sold at fixed rates and violators dealt with sternly.