Raid to catch shop owners who cheat

10 April 2013 03:56 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Measurement Units, Standards & Services Department today conducted a raid in Colombo Fort to catch shop owners who use inaccurate weighing scales to cheat their customers. Pix by Samantha Perera

  Comments - 8

  • Abdul Wednesday, 10 April 2013 04:42 PM

    authorities should take action against shop owners who cheat customers with extraordinary prices

    I dont know why Wednesday, 10 April 2013 04:59 PM

    Perhaps Sri Lanka is the only country in South Asia which still uses old measures and weights such as Kaala, baage, raaththala and yaare.

    Priyankara Wednesday, 10 April 2013 05:02 PM

    In India robbers' market is called chor bazaar. This is Sri Lanka's chor bazaar.

    Sugath Wednesday, 10 April 2013 05:05 PM

    600 gms = 1 Kilo.

    rumi Wednesday, 10 April 2013 05:38 PM

    authorities are only catching poor vendors- what 5 star hotels- they do prostitute business. nobody catch them

    thugpaksha Wednesday, 10 April 2013 05:50 PM

    Just a big usual they go looking for the small fish, while the big whales are busy doing all the illegal stuff in the country

    rif Wednesday, 10 April 2013 04:06 PM

    all most 100% seller do this in Fort ,

    if we buy 500g we get only 300g

    Krishna Wednesday, 10 April 2013 04:17 PM

    Why only today? this should happen everday

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