Srinagar: Police arrested a butcher for selling meat at exorbitant rate in Batamaloo area of Srinagar city.
Taking advantage of prevailing situation emerging out of Coronaviurs, vegetable sellers, vendors and butchers loot people at will while the lack of regulation has emboldened them. Almost every butcher is selling meat, on a rate of their own.
A police official told that people complained that a butcher identified as Waseem Ahmed Shigan son of Manzoor Ahmed Shigan, a resident of SD Colony is selling meat at Rs 600 per Kilogram.
A police team rushed to spot and found the complaints true. “The butcher was arrested and an FIR vide number 54/2020 under section 188, ¾ Essential Commodities Act was registered against him,” he said. (KNT)