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Traders fined for selling chicken, eggs at exorbitant price

Published : 19 Aug 2022 08:59 PM

Officials of the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection authority on Friday fined four traders Tk. 14,000 on charge of selling chicken and eggs at an exorbitant price in Rajshahi.

 Hasan Al Maruf, Deputy Director of DNCRP Rajshahi Office informed, they fined Rabiul Chicken House at Hargram market in the city Tk. 10,000 as the owner was charging Tk. 280 from the customers for per kg chicken, though the displayed price in the chart was Tk. 270.

He said that they also fined and warned Raja Store at Dhalu Mor area in the city Tk. 2,000 for selling four pieces of eggs at Tk. 48, ten taka higher than the market price.

Hasan Al Maruf said that they also fined Tasu Store and Parul Chicken House Tk. 1,000 each at  the same market for not displaying the price of eggs. Such drives will be continued to curb down the price hike in markets. He also urged traders not to increase price illeglly.