As per the details, a consumer bought a carton of chicken of a branded poultry company and found the products were of a different variety than what was mentioned on the carton box. It weighed differently and with beyond the sell-by-date date.
On the first charge, the defendants were sentenced to six months in prison and a fine of RO5,000 each. On the second charge, the accused were sentenced to one year in jail and fined RO2,000 each. On the third charge of supplying consumers with incorrect information, the court ruled that the first accused pay a fine of RO2,000. On the fourth charge of storing expired goods unfitt for human consumption in food outlets, the defendants were fined RO1,000. The accused will be deported on completion of the sentence.