POONCH, SEPTEMBER 28 – A team of officers led by Assistant Controller Legal Metrology, Kewal Krishan conducted surprise raids at various trade establishments of Khanetar, Chandak, Jhullas, and other rural areas of Poonch.
The team booked various traders for selling packed commodities with smudged MRP & using unverified & defective weights & measure instructions. A fine of Rs. 18000 was realized from these erring traders.
Meanwhile, Assistant Controller appealed general public to register their complaints, if any, with the office of the Assistant Controller, Poonch and said the department of Legal Metrology is vigilant to Protect Consumers’ Rights.