rice tradersAccording to the local sources, it has been reported that a team of the Legal Metrology conducted special raids on 132 rice mills and wholesale rice traders across the State of Telangana in the last few days and registered 151 cases on charges of short weighing and violation of packaged commodities rules. Further, in this matter the Controller of Legal Metrology and Additional-Director General of Police Mr S. Gopal Reddy informed in a press release that the inspections conducted narrated that some of the traders were using weighing instruments without verification and stamping, without indication of proper dates of packaging, retail prices and brands as well as short filing of rice in 25 kg bags and smudging of retail sale prices too. Due to these reasons, 8 traders in Warangal, 33 in Karimnagar, 28 in Nizamabad, 13 in Nalgonda, 35 in Ranga Reddy and 34 in HyderabadShanti Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd. were raided and booked the cases against them accordingly.

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