- Employees of Johnny and Jugnu have been held for seven hours.
- “This is not the first time something like this has happened,” says outlet.
- Restaurant workers says largely younger folks have been arrested.
LAHORE: Nineteen workers of a restaurant have been despatched behind bars after a gaggle of law enforcement officials within the metropolis flipped out when the takeaway joint refused at hand over free burgers.
Employees on the stylish chain Johnny and Jugnu within the japanese metropolis of Lahore have been rounded up and held for seven hours in a single day on Saturday, forsaking unattended kitchens and hungry clients.
“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 an announcement revealed on social media.
The meat began when workers on the restaurant refused a “request from a very high profile special guest”.
Restaurant workers advised AFP that the majority of these arrested have been younger folks, together with many college college students.
Following an outcry amongst followers, 9 law enforcement officials concerned have 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 law enforcement officials are notorious for corruption and for demanding kickbacks from native companies.
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.