Peshawar: A team under the supervision of TOR Town-I and Traffic Police have conducted surprise raids against the encroachments and arrested 17 persons selling vegetable on road/footpath and handed them over to the traffic police for lodging FIR against them under the relevant sections of law. Similarly, Special Magistrate Peshawar carried out surprise checking at Kababayan and Hassan Garhi. During which, 10 shopkeepers mostly butchers and milk sellers, found violating the rate were arrested and sent to the judicial lock up. Moreover price Magistrates and TMOs have also carried out price checking in their respective areas of jurisdiction and resultantly, 38 FIRs were lodged against the encroachers and price violators.
They were collectively fined for Rs. 59,500/-. The concerned authorities have also been directed to ensure daily price checking and submit daily report for onward submission to the government as per cabinet decisions.
For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: 091 921 1789