MADURAI: Labour Department officials today raided some shops selling helmet without ISI marks and at exhotibitant prices to the buyers, who were rushing to shops to buy headgear in the wake of Madras High Court order making wearing it compulsory from today.
Labour inspector Kalidoss said they seized the fake helmets without ISI marks and covering/scrapping company the price in order to sell at an exhorbitant price.
He said action had been intiated against the shop owners who sold the helmets with mentioning the price of the helme.
Show cause notice had been issued to 10 traders for selling helmet at a high cost.
The Labour department officials also asked public to complain to them if the shop owners sold helmets at a high price.
Meanwhile the City Advocates took out a rally on their two wheeler without wearing helmet,to protest against the order making helmet wearing compulsory.