Theatres, multiplexes booked for over pricing

Hyderabad: The Legal Metrology Department strongly responded on violation of rules recently released to control collection of high prices in Theatre and Multiplexes. Cases were booked on some multiplexes which continued to violate rules and collecting high prices.

Legal Metrology Department issued rules and regulations to Theatre and Multiplexes as per Legal Metrology Department Packaged Commodities Act and ordered to follow the rules as accordingly.

Theatre, Multiplex owners were also given awareness on these rules and regulations.

Legal Metrology Department commenced for special checks on 2nd and 3rd August at Theatre, Multiplexes in Greater Hyderabad and HMDA zone to check the implementation of the orders.

Seven Teams headed by Assistant Controllers Bhaskar Reddy, Jaganmohan Reddy, Vijayasarathi, Nirmal Kumar, Rajeshwar, Shivanand, with 30 members participated in the raids.

On Thursday, day one, special checks were conducted at 20 multiplexes. Of them, 18 multiplexes were found violating the rules and 54 cases were booked on them.

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