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Profiteers, hoarders to be penalized, warns DC Larkana.

LARKANA -- The Deputy Commissioner Larkana on Friday warned that profiteers and hoarders would be penalized during the month of Ramzan.

He told newsmen that prices of edibles and kitchen items had been fixed by the district price control committee and the violators would not be spared.

He said Ramzan was a month of blessings and traders must voluntarily decrease prices of daily use goods.

Items whose prices have been fixed include mutton, beef, chicken, grams, pulses, wheat flour, ghee and sugar etc.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner Larkana also ordered the traders to rectify their weights and scales forthwith.

In a directive, the DC warned that those shopkeepers whose weights or scales were found inaccurate, would be penalized.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jul 5, 2014
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