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Seller of chicken fined Tk 10,000 for charging extra price in Rajshahi

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  • 19th April, 2022 08:53:50 PM
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Seller of chicken fined Tk 10,000 for charging extra price in Rajshahi

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A businessman was fined Tk 10,000 in Rajshahi for selling chicken to customers at the higher price.

Md Hasan Al Maruf, assistant director of Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP), fined chicken seller Shafi Alam at Gorgram market in Rajshahi on Tuesday.

He took the action following a written compliant of a customer named Ranju Ahmed.

Talking to journalists, Md Hasan Al Maruf said the price of local chicken is fixed at Tk 480 per kg. Although Shafi Alam showed the rate Tk 480 per kg, he charged Tk 22 more from Ranju.

As per rules, the complainant gets 25 percent of the fine if his/ her allegation is found true. So, Ranju, a member of Rajshahi police, got Tk 2,500 of the fine.