20 Apr 2018 – 14:16

Outlet shut down for selling counterfeit sport gears


DOHA: Ministry of Economy and Commerce under which the Consumer Protection Department falls has shutdown a commercial outlet for showcasing and selling counterfeit sport gears as reputed brand for a month in Suq Al Madina (city market).

The action was taken under intensified inspection drives launched by the Ministry to monitor the markets and business activities to ensure they are complying to the consumer protection law.

The erring outlet was shutdown under the article No. 7 of the law No. 8 of 2008  which required the suppliers and shops to mention the details of the goods on the packet clearly as it should not mislead the customers.