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For selling used tires He is sentenced to imprisonment and fine in Rustaq


The Court of First Instance in Rustaq recently handed down a judgment against a foreign worker who sold used tires, where he was convicted and imprisoned with a fine of OMR 2000.



The incident began when the Department received a report from a consumer stating that a shop has sold used tires. Accordingly, the judicial control officers of the Department visited the shop and confirmed the report. A number of used tires prepared for sale were seized. This action is contrary to Article 7 of the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 66/2014, which stipulates that “It shall be prohibited to trade in any adulterated, corrupt, counterfeit commodities or any commodities that are not authorized for trading and the same may not be advertised and the regulations shall determine what commodities shall be deemed as adulterated, corrupt or counterfeit.”
It also contravenes Decision No. 257/2015 on the prohibition of the circulation of used tires in Article 1, which states that “the circulation of used tires of all types and sizes shall not be permitted.”
Accordingly, the Department took the necessary action and referred the case to the Public Prosecution, which in turn initiated the investigation and referred it to the competent court, which issued a judgment convicting the defendant for violating the Consumer Protection Law.
‏ He was sentenced to three months' imprisonment and a fine of OMR 2,000 and ordered to pay the court expenses and to destroy the seizures


 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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