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An exhibition of goods and products seized in Barka 


The Department of Consumer Protection has recently participated in the event (investment prospects and marketing of fish in Barka), organized by the General Directorate of Fisheries in the governorates of North and South Al Batinah at Al-Sawadi Beach Resort in Barka, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Buraiki, Governor of Barka.



The Department's participation in a small exhibition included a set of goods and products seized for its violation of the Consumer Protection Law and its executive regulations. It also contained some goods that are unsuitable for consumption, and a number of counterfeit and original goods to explain how to differentiate them.




 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law

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