ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Capital Territory Administration Sunday took action against 30 profiteers during special price-checking drive in the markets and weekly bazaars and fines them. According to details, price-checking teams headed by Magistrates conducted price checking in their respective jurisdictions and imposed fine worth Rs 25,000 on 30 profiteers for overcharging and not displaying the rate list of food items. Assistant Commissioner (City) Farasat Ali Khan and Magistrate (City) Khalid Yamin Satti conducted price checking at the weekly bazaar H-11 and imposed fines amounting Rs 4000 on 6 profiteers for not displaying the rate list of food items. Assistant Commissioner (Saddar) Fariduddin Mustafa conducted price checking in the markets of sectors F-10 and F-11 and imposed fine amounting to Rs 5,000 on eight profiteers. Assistant Commissioner (Industrial Area) Asim Ayub along with DFC ICT Muhammad Afzal conducted price checking in Karachi Company (G-9) and imposed fine worth Rs 10,000 on 16 profiteers for over charging. Assistant Commissioner (Sectt) Shabaz Tahir Nadeem and Magistrate (Sectt) Hussain Bahadar conducted price checking in the areas of Shazad Town and BharaKahu and imposed fines amounting to Rs 7,000 on the profiteers involved in overcharging. Assistant Commissioner (Rural) Naila Baqar also conducted price checking in the area of Koral and Sihala and imposed fine amounting to Rs 4,100 on nine profiteers for over charging and displaying the rate list of food items. The magistrates during price checking warned the profiteers to display the rate list of food items and charge the fixed rate. The Magistrates also took samples of different food items including flour, ghee, tea, milk, mineral water, masalajaat, basin etc and sent them to the laboratory for quality test. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmed visited fair price shops and sasta bazaar at G-7 set up by the ICT Administration for providing relief to the consumers during Ramazan. He reviewed the arrangements at the sasta bazaar and directed the incharge official to ensure provision of food items to the citizens at the whole sale rates at the bazaars. Assistant Commissioner (Saddar) Fariduddin Mustafa informed that 6 complaints received by the consumers regarding rates at the sasta bazaar G-7 had been attended immediately and 6 stall holders at the sasta bazaar were imposed fines amounting Rs 4000 on the spot with a warning that on 2nd complaint their stalls will be cancelled. He further informed the Deputy Commissioner that over 20,000 bags of 20kg flour had been sold at the rate of Rs 200 per 20kg at the sasta bazaar G-7 on the Ist of Ramadan.