Tamu Krokop traders slapped with fines by KPDNHEP

-Miri KPDNHEP enforcement officers checking traders at Tamu Krokop Miri this morning.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Feb 29: Four traders at Krokop 10 were slapped on the spot with a fine of RM100 each by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Miri branch at Tamu Krokop on Saturday.

According to KPDNHEP Miri enforcement chief Joe Azmi Jamil, three of the traders were caught using expired weighing scales while one failing to display price tags.

“They were fined RM100 each on the spot for not following the regulations set by the ministry,” he stated when met by local media during a routine check carried out today (Saturday) at Tamu Krokop.

Joe also stated that as of Feb 28 this year, KPDNHEP Miri had received 38 complaints on various trading offences from members of the public.

“I would like to remind traders to always abide the rules and regulations,” he said.

Since Jan 1 until Feb 28 this year, KPDNHEP Miri branch has conducted a total 1,812 business premises (rural and urban areas), involving seizures worth at RM23,054.80.

” We recorded 30 cases during the routine checked made within that period(Jan 1 to Feb 28). —DayakDaily