FAISALABAD - The Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) has sealed two illegal housing societies and demolished their structures and sales offices.

An FDA spokesperson said on Saturday that an enforcement team, headed by Estate Officer Imtiaz Ali Goraya, checked the status of the housing schemes, Spring Villas and Naseem Valley, situated at Jaranwala Road, and found those illegal. Therefore, the team sealed premises of these colonies and demolished their structures including sales offices, main gates and boundary walls.  The FDA officials also appealed to the public to avoid purchasing plots in the illegal housing schemes.

91 shopkeepers fined on profiteering

The price control magistrates have imposed Rs242,000 fine on 91 shopkeepers on the charge of profiteering in the district during the past 12 hours. A spokesperson for the administration said on Saturday that the magistrates inspected 591 shops in different markets and bazaars of Faisalabad and found dozens of them involved in profiteering and overcharging.  The magistrates imposed fine on them and warned that they would be sent behind bars if they did not shun profiteering, he added.