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Rs. 22 mn in fines from CAA raids

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) Flying Squad has collected over Rs. 22 million in fines from errant traders through sudden raids and mobile inspections made in the country from January 1 to April 12.

The total number of raids conducted was 5,767. The raids and inspections were regarding the display and sale of food items unsuitable for human consumption, display and sale of expired food items, changing the set prices on labels and selling them at excessive rates, non-display of price lists, hoarding essential food items and violating orders, rules and regulations of the Consumer Affairs Authority.