Legal Metrology team seals malfunctioning nozzles of petrol pumps in Budgam

Budgam, October 17:(KNS) Acting on specific information, a team of Legal Metrology Department during a surprise raid today found one petrol pump dealer located at Mochuv Kralpora Budgam involved in using malfunctioning nozzles for filling fuel to the vehicles.
During the checking of fuel delivery to the vehicles it was found that one nozzle out of four nozzles used by the concerned dealer was dropping and filling less fuel, taking strong notice of the malpractice the team on spot slapped a fine of Rs. 10,000/- against the offender, subsequently the offender was warned to refrain from such wrongful practices. The malfunctioning nozzle was on spot sealed and abandoned from use, in addition the concerned manager was directed that unless and until he shall recalibrate and rectify the error, the delivery from this nozzle will remain suspended, he will also had to obtain proper permission from the concerned authority for continuing operations from this nozzle in future.(KNS)

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