KARACHI - The in-charge of the Provincial Price Control Cell, established under the directives of Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House, has informed that the teams constituted for price control in Sindh on Saturday.

The teams fined 626 persons and 58 persons were sent to jails on violation of government instructions and committing profiteering and over-charging in various districts of the province. He said that in all, an amount of Rs5,15,410 was also recovered from them as fine.

According to details, 68 persons were fined in district Karachi West, 26 in Karachi South, 16 in Karachi Malir, 84 in Karachi East, 128 in Karachi Central, 14 in Hyderabad, 24 in Badin, 5 in Jamshoro, 11 in Matiari, 15 in Shaheed Benazir Abad, 18 in Tando Allahyar, 25 in Tando Muhammad Khan, 11 in Mirpurkhas, 7 in Sanghar, 76 in Tharparkar, 9 in Khairpur, 13 in Larkana, 27 in Jacobabad, 9 in Kashmore and 13 in Shikarpur.