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Medical pharmacy faces music for hiking mask-price

12 March 2020  

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KATHMANDU: The Department of Commerce, Supply and Consumer Protection Management has taken action against a medical pharmacy based in Baneshwor for creating an artificial shortage of surgical goods.

The Department fined the medical pharmacy Rs 200,000 for hiking the price of masks and other surgical items.

Earlier, a complaint had been lodged at the Department accusing the pharmacy of fleecing a customer by taking Rs 120 for a mask worth Rs 20.

The Department has taken action against the Department in accordance with the Section 38 (E) and 39 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2018, reads the press note issued by the Department.

Publish Date : 12 March 2020 06:09 AM

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