Jammu & Kashmir

49 mutton shops sealed in Srinagar

A mutton seller at his shop in Srinagar. [File Photo]

Srinagar: The authorities in Srinagar on Tuesday sealed nearly 50 mutton shops in the district after they were found selling meat at exorbitant rates.

Additional Directorate, Food Civil Supplies and Consumers Department (FCS&CA) said that 49 mutton shops have been sealed in Srinagar district during the ongoing drive.

“The complaints have been received against the mutton shopkeepers by the consumers, who claim that the mutton is being sold at exorbitant rates,” he said.

He said that the drive will continue until and unless the violation is put to an end.

He also appealed the consumers to buy meat for Rs 535 per kg. “There is no A grade and B Grade system in the mutton. The mutton rates have been set after consultation with the mutton dealers. Any violation in this regard is not tolerable,” he said.


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