Srinagar, Aug 24: The field executives of Legal Metrology department conducted inspection of markets of Batamalo, Berthana,Parimpora, Shalteng ,Pantha-chowk etc and booked a number of erring commercial establishments for violating of Legal Metrology laws.
Some traders were found using defective weights and scales and some were found indulging in over-charging on essential commodities. Five cases were compounded on spot for Rs 2800. The traders are directed to adhere to Legal Metrology laws while using weights and measures and not to indulge in any unfair trade-practice. (CNS)