Jammu & Kashmir

64 mutton shops sealed in last seven days in Srinagar

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

Srinagar: In view of complaints pouring in from various corners regarding overcharging by mutton sellers, the Enforcement squad of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) has sealed 64 mutton shops for the last one week and also imposed a fine of Rs 27000 on 17 erring traders.

It is worth mentioning here that during the month of January 2023 in the entire valley, an amount of Rs 55200 has been collected as a fine from 197 erring traders for violating E.C.Act. Besides, 41 establishments also stand sealed.

Moreover, the erring lot has been reprimanded to remain careful in the future. The drive will continue in the same passion in the future as well and whosoever is found violating the norms will be brought to justice. In case of any complaint, people may contact the toll-free number 18001807011.

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