Rs 14000 fine recovered from erring traders in Kupwara

A fine of Rs 14,000 was imposed on shopkeepers in Kupwara for providing items in unhygienic condition besides other sub-standard services to the visiting customers, an official handout said.

The fine was imposed during an inspection conducted by a team of officials headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Farooq Ahmad Baba. The shopkeepers were asked to strictly adhere to provisions of Food Safety Act.