Erring traders booked for defective weighing instruments, other offences

KISHTWAR: Legal Metrology Department (LMD) Kishtwar conducted market checking at Kishtwar town, Mughalmaidan on the eve of Mahashivratri festival.
As per the government handout as many as six traders were booked for various violations such as use of defective weighing instruments and lack of proper declarations on pre-packaged commodities. A composition sum of Rs 76,00 (Seven thousand six hundred only) was recovered from the offenders on the spot.
The traders were advised to use only verified weighing and measuring instruments for commercial transactions and to desist from sale of Non-Standard pre-packaged commodities without required declarations for the information of consumers.

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