37 Butchers Booked For Over-Charging

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Srinagar: Days after the Jammu and Kashmir administration fixed rates of mutton in the Valley, the authorities in this capital city on Tuesday filed cases against 37 butchers for over charging.

An official said that taking stern action against those butchers who sell meat on exorbitant rates, authorizes have booked 37 butchers and have taken action against those vendors who sell vegetables and other eatables to consumers on high rates.

“Over all a fine of Rs 70,000 was recovered from dozens of vegetable vendors,” the official said.

Assistant Director Enforcement, Mushtaq Ahmed appealed to people to contact them in case they found any violation.

“It is the responsibility of Mohalla and Masjid Committees to keep a vigil on those shopkeepers who loot consumers,” he said.

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