SHEIKH ANEES/Riyaz Bhat
Kangan: A team of officers conducted surprise checking of market in Gund tehsil of Ganderbal district.
The team imposed Rs 8,200 fine on various establishments for selling unhygienic food and charging higher rates.
The officials also seized polythene and warned the shopkeepers against the use of same. The shopkeepers and traders were asked to display the rate list prominently at their establishments and maintain cleanliness. A huge quantity of sub-standard, rotten meat and fruits were destroyed on spot. The team also seized a numbers of domestic gas cylinders being used for commercial purposes by shopkeepers.
The team also seized some weights which were without seal of authorities.