July 07: Acting tough against the shopkeepers for selling items on the inflated rates, Police in Srinagar have arrested two butchers for selling meat at exorbitant rates.

Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Harwan alongwith CAPD officials have arrested two butchers identified as Abdul Rashid Mir son of Ghulam Ahmed Mir resident of Harwan and Mohammad Ramzan Mir son of Khazir Mohd Mir resident of Danihama Hrwan for selling meat at exorbitant rates.

Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 54/2020 and 55/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Harwan and further investigation into the cases have been initiated.

Police have requested the traders and shopkeepers not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding or any violation of essential commodities otherwise strict action under law will be taken against the violators.

General public of the area has hailed the action of Srinagar police.