Five held over violation of roti, naan price

Thursday, May 23, 2024

LAHORE:The district administration arrested five individuals and registered seven cases against them over violation of roti and naan price during a crackdown on Wednesday. During the last 24 hours, 1,354 roti and naan points were inspected, out of which 1,290 points were selling bread on official rates, while violations were reported at 67 points. The enforcement teams imposed Rs200,000 fine on various tandoors for selling roti and naan on higher prices. Assistant commissioners and price control magistrates led the raids across tehsils in the provincial capital as per directive of Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz. The approved rates have been set at Rs15 for a 100-gram roti. The district administration is actively ensuring implementation of the new price across the city.