BlackBerry, Puma brands among 3 booked by LMD for unfair practices


According to Deputy Controller Consumer Protection, Manoj Prabhakar, the department is continuously keeping hawk’s eye on various promotional activities offered by the leading houses to clear their winter stocks by adopting different tactics . On one of such promotional sale offers where in the consumers were offered 50% sale offer, it was observed that the consumers were not getting the actual offered price on the pretext of VAT which was supposed to be the inbuilt component of reduced MRP and was to be given by the trader but in actual consumers were made to shell out of their pocket, he added. He said that all efforts are being made to ensure that no such malpractice remain prevalent in Jammu market.

In another complaint, the department booked electrical trader at Gandhi Nagar for selling electrical appliances without adhering to the mandatory declarations like MRP on the heating appliance, date of manufacturing on the SYSKA LED lights and on other china made electrical devices.

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