Islamabad - The local administration has issued challans against 16 cosmetic shops and bakers for selling substandard make-up items and eatables.

A team of consumer protection inspection conducted a rain on Fazal Rabbi Cosmetics in Raja Bazaar, City Cosmetics and Sunny Cosmetics in Bara Market and discovered that expired items were being sold at the shops. The team also found expired items sold by Alsaudi Tibbi Foundation in the market and issued a challan.

The team also raided Tehzeeb Bakers in Saddar, Rahat Bakers on Peshawar Road, Alfallah Bakers on Dr Qadeer Road, Suleiman Bakers on Khanna RoadTaj Mahal Bakers Misriyal Road and other bakers and discovered expiry items being sold at the bakeries.

The raiding team issued challans against the violators and ordered them to appear before the magistrate on Monday with the challan fee for explanation.