Errant traders nabbed
The Consumer Affairs Authority has conducted approximately 17,000
raids to round up errant traders who sold rotten onions, potatoes,
outdated dried fish and low-quality food items at exorbitant prices.
On their being prosecuted the errant traders had been fined and a sum
of 400 million rupees was remitted to the government coffers. Raids were
conducted to protect the consumers and it will be further intensified
countrywide said W.E. Jayathilake, former Bingiriya Divisional