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Defendant fined for delaying delivering house at Sohar


A primary court at Shinass issued a judicial ruling against a defendant who didn’t commit to honesty while dealing with a consumer; he was fined Ro 200. 


A consumer submitted a complaint to the Directorate General of Consumer Protection at Al Batinah North, against a contracting company. The consumer said that he had an agreement with the company to carry out the repairs required at his house and building extra constructors against RO31.000, to be paid on installments as agreed upon at the contract. But the contractor delayed delivering services within time framework specified at the contract.
Completing the technical report, it has been found the contracting company violated The Law of Consumer Protection, issued by the Royal Decree No 81/2002.


 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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