CM Punjab urges assembly members to be vigilant about hoarders

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

27th Apr, 2020. 12:02 pm
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Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar urged assembly members to be vigilant about  hoarders in their respective districts.

As per details Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has written a letter to lawmakers and urged them to keep an eye on hoarding and profiteers in their respective districts and remain in contact with administration.

Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar further said to MPAs to personally monitor anti-dengue campaign and clean and green Punjab program.

Earlier, Punjab promulgated anti-hoarding ordinance in a bid to control hoarding and profiteering in the province.

Ordinance contains three-year sentence, summary trial and confiscation of the material for hoarding of wheat, sugar, flour, ghee, sanitizers, face masks and other essential items.

Ordinance has declared hoarding as a non-bailable crime and deputy commissioners of all districts now have the power to carryout raids without search warrants. Special magistrate will announce verdict of hoarding case in 30 days.

Furthermore Appeal against the verdict of special magistrate can filled within 30 days in session court, bound to announce its verdict in next 30 days.

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