Domestic Trade Ministry probing conditional sugar sale in three states

PADANG BESAR: The Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry is investigating complaints of conditional sale of granulated sugar at some business premises.

The ministry’s secretary-general Datuk Azman Mohd Yusof said so far, the complaints were from three states, namely Perlis, Kelantan and Perak.

"We will investigate and the traders concerned will be taken legal action according to Section 19 of the Control of Supplies Act 1961," he told reporters after launching the state-level Mobile Rahmah Sale programme at the Wang Kelian Arcade here on Saturday (Sept 2).

Also present were State Housing and Local Government, Vendors and Small Traders, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Entrepreneur Development, Small and Medium Industries Committee chairman Fakhrul Anwar Ismail and Perlis Ministry Director Norazah Jaapar.

The ministry raided a business premises in Batu Gajah for selling granulated sugar conditionally. - Bernama

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