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Sunday, 30 September 2012 - 19:35
Legal action against 210 traders for selling milk powder and Cement at higher prices
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The Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade today said that legal cases have been filed against 60 shop owners for selling cement at a high price and another 150 traders for selling infant milk powder above the control price.

Meanwhile legal action has also been taken against an infant milk powder importing company.

Minister Johnston Fernando has instructed the Consumer Affairs Authority to look into traders selling goods under price control at higher prices and to increase the number of raids being carried out.

He has also instructed the CAA to look into stores complexes selling expired items.

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