Legal Metrology crackdown on GST violations

Officials of the Department of Legal Metrology on Thursday raided several electronics and electrical appliances showrooms and booked 62 cases after they found that owners were selling goods at old GST rates despite them being revised.

Department officials said that they had received several complaints after which 18 teams were formed. These teams conducted checks at Reliance Digital in Banjara Hills, Big Bazaar in Tarnaka, Yash Electronics in Malkajgri, Lot Mobiles in Madhapur and Bata in Tarnaka, among several others. Cases were booked where violations were found.

Controller of Legal Metrology Akun Sabharwal said that those indulging in GST violations would be fined.