CAA intensifies December raids | Daily News

CAA intensifies December raids

Officials of the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) have intensified raids and mobile inspections in the festive season.

The Authority earned Rs. 8,450,500 through court fines on errant traders in the region this year, an officer said.

CAA Provincial Assistant Director S. Nandasiri said that over 2,560 raids were conducted at the Divisional Secretariat Divisions in Galle, Matara and Hambantota.

The highest number, 1,211, were made in the Galle district.

The errant vendors were prosecuted in the Galle, Matara and Hambantota Magistrate’s Courts, the official said.

The Authority receives daily complaints about frauds, malpractices and corruptions of unscrupulous traders. Therefore, they have enhanced raids.

District Secretaries of the Galle, Matara and Hambantota initiated the raids, CAA Assistant Director S. Nandasiri said.



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