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Punjab govt fined Rs.15.34 lakhs on shopkeepers for overcharging of masks, sanitisers

PUNJAB NEW EXPRESS | July 16, 2020 09:13 PM

CHANDIGARH: Legal Metrology wing of Punjab Consumer Affairs Department has conducted state wide checking drive. A total of1806 Shops & Chemist Shops have been checked throughout the state. Out of these, 472 establishments have been found indulging in malpractices . The department imposed penalty worth rupees 15, 34, 000 on them.

This was disclosed  today by a spokesperson of the Consumer Affairs and Civil Supplies Department.

Spokesperson further said that the department has received 17 complaints regrading various malpractices in sale of goods. A swift action was taken to stop such nefarious activities.

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