Bilal Ahmad sopore
Sopore, April 16: In wake of black marketing and profiteering Police along with executive magistrate, Legal Metrology, municipal council and other concerned departments of sopore conducted market checking at various areas in sopore town.
During market checking, erring shopkeepers and vendors especially fruit and vegetable vendors were fined on spot by the executive magistrate and other concerned departments. Rupees 2000 was collected as fine from erring vendors.
The aim of the market checking was to curb black marketing and profiteering of essential commodities during this covid-19 pandemic, said executive magistrate. He said that taking advantage of an on going lockdown various grocery shopkeepers and vendors in sopore sold items on their choice rates