Srinagar: The legal metrology department (LMD) Baramulla on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 25000 on two book sellers for selling booking against norms.

‘Apple Valley Book Shop’ and ‘Sheikh Book World’ were fined Rs. 15000 and 10000 for selling the books Delhi Public School Baramulla and Sanctorum School Sopore respectively “in violation of legal metrology laws”.

“The owner of Apple Valley Book Shop hails from Srinagar and was selling books of DPS Baramulla outside the school campus and was penalized for violating labelling norms in manufacture, packing and sale of stationary packages,” said legal metrology officer Baramulla, Shah Suhaib.