DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Dera Ismail Khan district administration during the raid on fruits and vegetable market, arrested eight wholesale dealers for profiteering.

According to the district administration, Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Zubair Niazi raided the fruits and vegetable market in Ratha Kulachi and arrested eight wholesale dealers over illegal profiteering. The assistant commissioner also imposed fines on the arrested people.

It is pertinent to be mentioned here, with the arrival of Ramazan, prices of fruits have witnessed a sudden rise. The score of people across the country has announced a three-day boycott of fruit in protest against high prices. Today was the second of the fruits boycott. Some people are supporting the boycott whereas some people are against the boycott and arguing that only poor vendors would bear the brunt of the fruits boycott.

Coutesy: TNN