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Tuesday June 18, 2024

Chicken sellers violating price list

By Our Correspondent
May 22, 2024
A poultry worker checks chicken at a poultry. — AFP/File
A poultry worker checks chicken at a poultry. — AFP/File

Rawalpindi: The retail shopkeepers are openly violating deputy commissioner’s price list and are selling chicken meat at exorbitant prices.

The local administration, Rawalpindi has issued rate of 1-kilogram chicken meat at Rs433 here on Tuesday. But retail shopkeepers continuously violating deputy commissioner’s price list and selling 1-kilogram chicken meat in different prices at Rs500 to Rs550 and are not displaying the rates in their shops.

A month back, 1-kilogram chicken meat was sold at Rs800 to Rs900 but Punjab government took strong action against the increasing chicken prices and reduced the rates by Rs200 to Rs300 per kilogram but the shopkeepers are playing a double game and are selling chicken meat in skyrocketing prices. The consumers have appealed local administration to take action against retail shopkeepers they were continuously looting public with both hands.