THE district coordination officer (DCO) appointed 50 price control magistrates to ensure sale of edibles and necessary items at government fixed rates especially during Ramazan.
Officials said the magistrates have been directed to pay surprise visits and raid the areas designated to them and take strict action against the shopkeepers selling edibles at high rates.
The magistrates will also check weights at the shops.
The officials given magisterial powers are Dr Noor Awan, Ch Irshad Ahmed, Wasima Omar, Saliha Saeed, Mujahid Iqbal Qureshi, Abdul Hameed, Allah Yar, Ali Imtiaz, Afraz Ahmed, Nasrullah Ch, Nisar Ahsan, Ch Mumtaz Ahmed, Iqbal Mazhar, Hafiz Mohammad Ahmed, Syed Munir Ahmed Shah, Faisal Atta, Amer Ahmed Khan, Aftab Ahmed Khan, Miraj Butt, Dr Mohammad Imran, Masroor Tayyab, Suleman Khan, Dr Shakeel Ahmed, Ahmed Kamal, Malik Afzal, Javed Rasheed Chohan, Faisal Shahzad, Imtiaz Awan, Faiza Shaukat, Rana Ashraf, Rai Mansha, Gulshan Noreen, Mohammad Bakhsh, Shahid Iqbal, Harris Jalil, Malik Tariq, Afzal Rehan, Syed Ali Abbas Bokhari, Afzal khan, Malik Liaquat Ali, Shaukat Ali Mazhar, Rai Shahnawaz, Rai Imtiaz, Khaliq Rasheed, Mian Asim and Qamarul Islam.
Source: The News