Muzaffarnagar: A client court docket in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar has imposed a superb of Rs 20,000 on actors Govinda and Jackie Shroff for endorsing a ache aid oil. The corporate producing the oil has additionally been fined.
The court docket verdict was delivered on a criticism filed by a youth 5 years in the past towards a natural oil agency and its two superstar model ambassadors.
The complainant had alleged that the oil endorsed by the actors didn’t present ache aid in 15 days as claimed within the commercial.
In July 2012, Abhinav Agarwal, a Muzaffarnagar-based lawyer had ordered a ache aid oil for his father Brijbhushan Agarwal, 70, for Rs 3,600 after seeing an commercial within the newspaper that promised a full refund if the person fails to get seen ends in 15 days.
There was no ache aid even after 10 days and Agarwal contacted a consultant of the Madhya Pradesh-based firm who suggested him to return the product for processing the refund.
Nonetheless, the corporate did not refund the quantity and even began harassing Agarwal when he contacted them once more.
“I bought the product because celebrities like Govinda and Jackie Shroff were promoting it. The company promised complete relief in 15 days. Everything turned out to be a fraud,” stated Abhinav who then had lodged the criticism with the buyer court docket.
The buyer court docket has ordered all 5 stakeholders – the corporate, Govinda, Jackie Shroff, Telemart Purchasing Community Pvt Restricted and Max Communications – to pay Rs 20,000 as compensation to the sufferer. It additionally ordered the agency to return Rs 3,600 paid by Agarwal with an curiosity of 9 per cent every year together with different authorized bills.