Wed, 22 May 2013 15:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Cadbury ordered to pay Rs.30,000 compensation

A man purchased a Cadbury chocolate for his three-year-old daughter and found an iron pin inside it


Cadbury ordered to pay Rs.30,000 compensation (© Reuters)

Agartala: A consumer court in Tripura has ordered Cadbury India Ltd to pay a compensation of Rs.30,000 to a complainant who found an iron pin inside a chocolate bar made by the company, an official said here Wednesday. "A man purchased a Cadbury chocolate on Dec 16, 2011, for his three-year-old daughter and found an iron pin inside the bar when the girl tried to eat it. Subsequently, he filed a complaint before a consumer forum," a food department official told reporters here.

"After conducting a hearing, the west Tripura district consumer disputes redressal forum last week ordered Cadbury India Ltd to pay a compensation of Rs.30,000 to the complainant within a month." The forum, which in its judgment said the chocolate was hazardous, also asked the chocolate company to pay Rs.1,000 to the complainant towards the cost of litigation.

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