CAA incurs Rs.1.182 mn through court fines | Daily News

CAA incurs Rs.1.182 mn through court fines

The Consumer Affairs Authority Southern Regional Office has incurred Rs.1.182 million through court fines imposed on errant traders following 185 raids carried out during May.

Eighty-seven raids were carried out in the Matara District and the CAA incurred Rs.453,000; while 54 raids were carried out in the Galle District, following which the CAA incurred Rs.612,000. The number of raids conducted in the Hambantota District was 44 and the sum incurred was Rs.116,500.

The charges levelled against the accused were the sale of overpriced goods (mainly rice), sale of outdated food, and sale of electrical appliances sans warranties.

 


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