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"Be an inspector with us" awareness campaign continues in North Sharqiyah

25/04/2019


The Department of Consumer Protection in North Sharqiyah Governorate continues to implement the awareness campaign

 

for the students of the Wahat Ibra Kindergarten and the Al-Noor Al-Mubin School for Quran Memorization in Al-Qabil to educate students and raise their cultural and cognitive skills  and provide them with correct consumer behaviours.
The awareness campaign included a number of themes, namely the definition of the eight consumer rights, reading some stories for children from the magazine of the small consumer, and the definition of how to write lists of purchases and read the date of production and expiry and keep the purchase invoice. During the campaign, children colouring books were distributed.

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 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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