KARACHI: From now, milk will be sold at Rs 94 per liter across Karachi, ruled Sindh High Court on Tuesday. Commissioner has been ordered to ensure its implementation through out the city.
The court ordered to take strict action against those shopkeepers who fail to comply.
“Fines of more than Rs3.3 million have been imposed on shopkeepers, four people who were found selling milk at higher prices than allotted were even sent to jail.”
The members of the Dairy Farm Association said that the law that decided milk prices has been dissolved.
The commissioner has been instructed to submit a report on all legislation on milk prices at the next hearing.
Imran Shahzad, a resident of Karachi, filed a petition against the illegal increased milk prices. He said that milk was still being sold at Rs 110/liter in different parts of Karachi and requested the court to take strict action against the All Karachi Milk Retailers Association.
After Shahzad’s petition, the court took action and heard the case. The hearing has been adjourned till December 5.