Jaipur: Oppo company office sealed for non-payment of advertising penalties
Jaipur: Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) on Wednesday sealed the office of mobile manufacturing company – Oppo – for alleged non-payment of advertising dues amounting to nearly Rs 2.32 crore.
The company didn’t allegedly not pay the money for putting up hoardings on public places. A notice was served and when the dues were not paid, the company’s office located at Ridhhi Siddhi junction near Gopalpura Bypass was sealed.
Senior JMC officials said that the company occupies the fifth and sixth floors of Mangalam Electro Plaza.
“We launched a drive against illegal hoardings in the city in May. Hoardings of private companies were removed when it came up that they didn’t have permission. A total amount of Rs 2.32 crore was found to be due based on number of hoardings we found throughout the city,” said a JMC officer.
The officer said that a notice was served to the company’s office in Jaipur. When the due was not paid within a month after being served the notice, their office was sealed.
A JMC team reached the company’s office around 9 am on Wednesday.