09/09/2016 2:02 PM IST | Updated 09/09/2016 4:54 PM IST

Postmaster Fails To Deliver Rakhi Gift Of ₹500, Court Orders Penalty Of ₹17,000

The money order of ₹500 was sent last year.

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MUZAFFARNAGAR -- The postmaster of Shamli district has been fined ₹17,000 by a district consumer court for failing to deliver a money order sent by a man to his sister on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

SK Yadav, Chairman, District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (DCRF) yesterday directed the postmaster to pay the fine to complainant AK Singhal within 30 days for failing to deliver the latter's money order for an amount of ₹500.

The complainant had said that he had sent the money order to his sister in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan last year, but she did not receive the order.

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