By: Zaki Salleh
IPOH – A total of 2,845 confiscated goods by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDN) Perak were disposed of today.
The items included women’s shoes, children’s shoes, branded stickers, and plastic bags bearing unauthorized registered trademarks.
KPDN Perak Director, Datuk Kamalludin Ismail, stated that the disposal involved confiscated goods produced under the Trade Marks Act 2019.
“These goods were seized as a result of operations conducted by KPDN Perak on June 16, 2022, involving the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods at a shopping centre on Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Ipoh.
“The value of the disposed goods amounted to RM87,979, bringing the total accumulated disposal value since January 2023 to RM1.36 million,” he said in a statement.
He added that it involved 45 cases of goods disposal, including vehicles, clothing, fertilizers, and computers.
All of these items have gone through the court process and have obtained permission for disposal.
Furthermore, he mentioned that KPDN Perak disposed of various confiscated goods worth RM1.16 million involving 79 cases last year.