Minister Johnston Fernando is to enforce the law to the letter against those who flout the control price. The Minister said that raids will be continuously carried out to net in such traders with the purpose of protecting the consumer.
The Trade Minister has given strict instructions to the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority to strictly enforce the regulations sans delay against traders who flout price control regulations and hoard stocks. There is a control price for rice, chicken, cement, milk food and gas. As such the Minister said the law will be implemented to the letter against traders who go against the price control regulations.