Point Pedro court has ordered that the products of a southern company be removed from market all over Sri Lanka for cheating the people with supplying the market with short weight packs.
In a search operation last year several packs with short weight contents were detected in the Jaffna Town area. Subsequent searches in rural areas, such short weight packs were detected. Short weight biscuits had been packed in attractive large packets and supplied to the market.
Following the company’s consent, to take away stocks from the market ,the company was given grace period but, even after that, short weight of the company were located in the market and a case was filed against them.After hearing the details the court made the above order.