KP CM warns hoarders, profiteers of stern action | Pakistan Today

KP CM warns hoarders, profiteers of stern action

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan has warned that anyone who was found involved in misusing the prevailing situation by indulging himself in the illegal practice of hoarding or profiteering will be dealt with iron hands.

In a press statement issued here on Monday, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said he is personally monitoring the situation of markets in the province.

“There is no shortage of edible items in the whole of the province,” he said.

He also warned that anyone who attempted to create a fake situation of shortage of commodities would face severe punishment.

All the district administrations and other relevant departments have been made fully functional and alert for keeping eye on such scrupulous elements who try to misuse such situations.

He also directed the elected representatives to keep eye on such elements and point out them to the district administration for taking action against them.