Store selling old Omani hats as new raided
June 12, 2019 | 5:34 PM
by Times TV

A store that sold old hats (Omani Kumma) as new has been raided by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in wilayat Rustaq.

"During the inspection, authority officers seized a group of used Kumma that were displayed and sold at a commercial store. The inspectors noticed that the Kummas were worn and filled with dust and thread material and were sold at the price of a new one, which may expose the consumer to infectious diseases.” - Public Authority for Consumer Protection

After asking the violators, it was found that they collected these Kumma from another worker in Mattrah.

Officials asked all consumers to take caution and be attentive when buying goods that are used in their daily life and to ensure that they are free from tampering.

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