SHAH ALAM – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry disposed of RM2.5 million worth of confiscated products in Selangor involving 43 cases between 2012 and early this month.
Its Selangor enforcement chief Azman Adam said the goods included 22,135 units of fake football jerseys, fake branded shoes, fake branded women’s handbags, motorcycle engine oil, and pirated video compact discs (VCD).
Other items were 40,345 units of fake computer printer cartridges, which was also the biggest haul so far, 153 units of fake vehicle oil filters and 80 units of food product with unauthorised ‘halal’ logo.
“The products were seized through enforcement operations conducted statewide with the cooperation of copyright owners for certain brands,” he told reporters at the disposal centre for confiscated goods at Bukit Raja Industrial Zone here.
He said the disposal of the products were done according to the procedure set and approved by the Environment Department.
In another development, he said 1,158 premises had been inspected as at yesterday under the Price Control enforcement operation in conjunction with Deepavali which begins on Friday till Sunday. – BERNAMA