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During September 2019 Recovering approximately OMR 6,000 for the benefit of consumers in Ibra

13/10/2019

The Consumer Protection Department in the Sharqiyah North Governorate, represented by the Complaints Department, was able to retrieve OMR 5,788 for a number of consumers during the month of September 2019, through its efforts to resolve complaints received by consumers.

 

 

The statistics indicated that the refunds were distributed among a number of sectors, led by the manpower services sector with total recoveries estimated at OMR 3,550, followed by the automotive agencies and services sector with total recoveries of OMR 1,037.

 

In the “Other Services” sector, the Department recovered OMR 440 during the same period and recovered OMR 400 in aluminum workshops, blacksmithing and carpentry and OMR 306 in the electrical and electronic appliances sector.

 

As for the furniture and tires sector, an amount of OMR 55 was refunded.

 

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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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