Market checking squad realises Rs 10,800 fine from erring traders

KUPWARA: While checking the prices and quality of essential commodities available to consumers in Zachaldara, Kupwara, a market checking squad led by Tehsildar Zachaldara and Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Department, Kupwara on Thursday realised a fine of Rs 10,800 from several erring traders.
The team included representatives from other line departments such as police, food safety and food civil supplies and consumer affairs.
A large quantity of polythene bags and rotten food items was seized and destroyed, an official handout read.