Srinagar June 3 CNS: Police in Srinagar along with Executive Magistrates, officials of CAPD, SMC and other concerned departments today conducted market checking in Parimpora, Bemina, Qamarwari, Khanyar, Nowgam, Fateh Kadal and other markets of Srinagar city.
The checking was aimed to ensure that only good quality of items are put on sale and to curb black marketing & profiteering of essential commodities.
Erring shopkeepers and vendors were fined on spot by the Executive Magistrates. Rotten vegetables and fruits were taken off from the shelves.
Srinagar Police urged shopkeepers not to violate the rules besides display the rate lists at their respective shops. Locals appreciated the act and hoped such drives would continue in future as well.