Three businesses in Sabah selling overpriced masks compounded RM30,500

Taha Julai (second from left) conducting a spot check on face mask prices at a pharmacy in Kota Kinabalu on Feb 7, 2020

KOTA KINABALU: Three businesses – two in the state capital and one in Sandakan – have been compounded a total of RM30,500 for selling face masks at inflated prices.

According to a statement from the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry office in Sabah here, the three were among 332 retail and wholesale business premises inspected in the state from Jan 29 until Thursday (Feb 6).

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