Two arrested in Baramulla for over pricing - Kashmir Student Alerts


Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Two arrested in Baramulla for over pricing

Two arrested in Baramulla for over pricing

By Iqbal Amin KNS
Baramulla, April 01 (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir police in north Kashmir's Baramulla district arrested a Wholesaler and a shopkeeper for overpricing and registered cases under relevant provisions against them. 

Reports said that two shopkeepers working within the main town of Baramulla were arrested on Tuesday for overcharging the masses availing the stock from them. 

Concerned Station House Officer (SHO) Baramulla, Syed Gazanfur, on being contacted said, " Two have been arrested for resorting to price hike despite clear directions and rate list from concerned department". 

He said some complaints were received about the extra changing by two shopkeepers including a wholesaler and the other a retailer within town. 

On reaching the scene and gathering the spot details both the persons were arrested for overcharging amid the COVID-19 outbreak when people hardly manage their expenses, he said. 
He said both the accused were were arrested an lodged in police station Baramulla under FIR Number 31/2020 under section 3/8 EC. 

He identified both of them as Nisar Dhobi a resident of Suhai Colony (Wholesale) and the other as Mehraj Ud Din a resident of Kanispora. (KNS)