Mutton crisis: Butcher arrested for overcharging, shop sealed

The Kashmir Walla needs you, urgently. Only you can do it.

The Kashmir Walla plans to extensively and honestly cover — break, report, and analyze — everything that matters to you. You can help us.

Most Read This Week

A day after the government fixed the rates for mutton; authorities on Friday sealed a mutton shop in Nagbal area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district for selling meat on exorbitant rates.

The action was initiated against the butcher after a video went viral in which the butcher was seen charging 600 rupees per kilogram of meat from the consumers.

Assistant Director CA&PD Ganderbal, Naseer Ahmad Baba told a local news agency, Kashmir News Trust (KNT) a formal FIR was lodged against the erring butcher and he has been arrested. He said strict action will be taken against those meat sellers who loot consumers and violate government norms.

Pertinently, the administration has fixed the retail price of mutton at 535 rupees per kilogram without offal and 490 rupees with it.

Choose a plan as per your location

Latest News

Six-month-old infant kidnapped from hospital in J-K

A six-month-old baby was allegedly kidnapped from the government district hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Tuesday,...

More Articles Like This