Police Thursday took action against shopkeepers overcharging from the customers.
SDPO Sadder accompanied by Tehsildar South along with DO Rangrath visited different areas of the Sadder Police sub division and checked the rate lists of the shopkeepers.
During surprise checks huge quantity of rotten vegetables and fruits were destroyed while a fine of around Rs 7,000 was imposed on the hoarders and black marketers.
Various shops ranging from those selling chicken, meat, vegetables, sweets and fruits were checked. General buyers of the market appreciated the step of the police along with civil administration and demanded that such drive must continue in the holy month of Ramadan.