81 traders booked in Baramulla

SRINAGAR: The Legal Metrology Unit of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Thursday booked 81 traders for violation of rules.
An official handout issued here said the unit, under the supervision of Assistant Controller, inspected markets including Rohama, Panzala, Boch, Rangi, Wagoora, Hadipora, Rebon, Kalibon, Pattan, Hadipora, Dobhovan, Chandloora and Tangmarg.
“At least 81 traders were booked on charges of violating different provisions of the Standards of Weights & Measures (Enforcement) Act 1977,” it said, adding that the teams realized a fine of Rs 38,050 from the erring traders and destroyed a large quantity of rotten vegetables and fruits on the spot. Traders have been strictly directed to use correct and verified weight and measure instrument, it said.