Rs. 15,000 fine imposed on Gas Agency

Jammu and Kashmir News

POONCH, JULY 16 – An enforcement team of Legal Metrology department today intercepted a vehicle carrying LPG cylinders for delivery to consumers and seized underweight cylinders while conducting surprise raids in Mendhar and adjoining border areas. The team booked management of the local gas agency after detecting some of its cylinders lesser in quantity upto 1Kg.

Saying that anti consumer practices won’t go unpunished, the Assistant Controller warned of recommending the agency for black listing in case such lapses are detected again.

Appealing public to approach the LM department whenever there is any discrepancy in the quantity of LPG, the Assistant Controller said clearing doubts on weight of LPG is the prime responsibility of delivery man and management. He appealed consumers to insist on weighing the properly sealed cylinder before accepting it and said in case of any doubt they are at liberty to refuse and demand fresh LPG cylinder.

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