Budgam – To check black marketing illegal profiteering in the markets in district Budgam ensuing Eid-ul-Azha. The District Administration Budgam has intensified the market checking all over the district. In todays action under the directions of District Development Commissioner, Budgam, a special squad consisting Police, Revenue, CAPD and Metrological officials under the leadership of Tehsildar Budgam under took the market check of markets of town Budgam and its adjacent areas.
The team during the checking found some retail shopkeepers, vegetable vendors involved in illegal hoarding and profiteering. The team on spot recovered a fine of Rs. 24,500 besides destroyed 50 quintals of rotten vegetables and 40 quintals of adulterated milk.
The District Development Commissioner reiterated that the drive will continue with full vigour and force and had warned the involved hoarders and illegal profiteers to refrain from such exercises forthwith otherwise are ready to face strict punishment under law including closing of their units.
The market checking squad comprising of Revenue, CA and PD, Municipal Committee and Police departments during the inspection of various markets in Bandipora town collected Rs. 3450 as fine from 25 shopkeepers involved in various violations of law.
Moreover, about one quintal rotten vegetables and fruit were also destroyed on-the-spot. Market checking in view of Eid-ul-Azha has been intensified across the district on the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora so that the people can get goods on reasonable rates.
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