A gaggle of cops in Pakistan flipped out when a takeaway joint refused at hand over free burgers, detaining all 19 workers on the department.
Workers on the stylish chain Johnny & Jugnu within the jap metropolis of Lahore had been rounded up and held for seven hours in a single day on Saturday, abandoning unattended kitchens and hungry prospects.
“This is not the first time something like this has happened with our kitchen teams at our restaurant, but we want to make sure this is the last,” the quick meals chain stated in a press release printed on social media.
The beef began when workers on the restaurant refused a “request from a very high profile special guest”.
Restaurant workers instructed AFP that the majority of these arrested had been younger individuals, together with many college college students.
Following outcry amongst followers, 9 cops concerned had been suspended yesterday, senior provincial police official Inam Ghani stated on Twitter.
“No one is allowed to take the law into his own hands,” Ghani stated.
Pakistan’s cops are notorious for corruption and for demanding kickbacks from native companies.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has referred to as for a reform of Punjab’s police pressure, saying “cronies” had been appointed by politicians to manage police stations.
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