City Hall goes after cheating vendors

TAMANG TIMBANG, PRESYO AT SUKLI

THE Dagupan City government has issued a stern warning to vendors who do not comply with the Revised Market Code, particularly in the use of tampered weighing scales.

To guide and protect the buying public against malpractices of vendors, Mayor Belen T. Fernandez has launched the ‘Tamang Timbang, Presyo, Sukli’ campaign at the Malimgas Public Market and Makong Market.

The campaign urges vendors to remain honest to their customers and protect the city against unscrupulous practices.

Under the Market Code of the city, violators are penalized.

First offenders will be meted P200.00 as penalty; P500.00 for the second offense; and a 72-hour community service for third offenders.

The city is also maintaining weighing scales in strategic areas of the Malimgas Public Market and Makong Market.

Two in the Makong area while is one is positioned at the entrance of the Malimgas Public Market.

The Task Force Anti-Littering already confiscated 30 tampered weighing scales in its continuing campaign against cheating vendors.

For complaints, the public is encouraged to send text messages for their concerns at 0943-203-5396 stating the number of the stall, name of the vendor concerned and name of market. (CIO/JCB)

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