uthorities on Tuesday sealed a meat shop at Chadoora area here after its owner was caught selling meat at higher-than-approved rate.
Official sources said that Naib Tehsildar Chadoora, Imtiyaz Ahmad sealed a meat shop for selling meat at higher rates than fixed rates.
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“The owner of the butchery namely Abdul Salam Ganaie was sealed and an FIR no 17/2021 under Section 3/7 of the Essential Commodities Act registered against him in the local police station,” an official said.
The district administration has appealed the general public to help in maintaining a check on the black marketing of essential items and report such instances immediately to nearby police stations.