Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Wednesday ordered action against profiteers and hoarders across the province.
While chairing a high-level meeting in the provincial capital, the chief minister called on concerned authorities to ensure the sale of food items on government notified rates.
CM Buzdar also added that hoarders and profiteers do not deserve any leniency and directed price control magistrates to play an effective role against them.
Earlier on September 16, CM Buzdar had ordered a crackdown on profiteers and hoarders across the province.
According to a statement, the chief minister had directed the cabinet committee for price control from Saudi Arabia to start a crackdown against illegal profiteers.
He had further said that sale of essential items should be ensured at fixed rates.