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“Consumer Protection” in Khasab carries out an inspection field visit to Lima

15/07/2019



The Department of Consumer Protection has conducted an inspection field visit to Lima in Khasab in order to ensure a safe consumer market for consumers.

 

 

During the field visit, the prices of the goods were monitored and checked, the availability of basic commodities was ensured, making sure that prices were not raised by the shop owners. Advice was also given to shop owners, in terms of goods and hygiene of shops, and storage methods. In this context, some expired foodstuffs and goods with no price list were seized. Also on the sidelines of the visit, the Director of the Department, Mohammed bin Ali Alat Al-Dhahouri met Sheikh Mohammed Al-Maheshri, Deputy Governor of Khasab in Lima, during which the prices of commodities were discussed and traders were directed to abide by laws and regulations on consumer protection.

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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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