A gaggle of cops in Pakistan flipped out when a takeaway joint refused at hand over free burgers, detaining all 19 employees on the department.
Employees on the stylish chain Johnny & Jugnu within the jap metropolis of Lahore have been rounded up and held for seven hours in a single day on Saturday, abandoning unattended kitchens and hungry prospects.
“This isn’t the primary time one thing like this has occurred with our kitchen groups at our restaurant, however we wish to make sure that that is the final,” the quick meals chain mentioned in an announcement printed on social media.
The meat began when employees on the restaurant refused a “request from a really excessive profile particular visitor”.
Restaurant employees advised AFP that almost all of these arrested have been younger individuals, together with many college college students.
Following outcry amongst followers, 9 cops concerned have been suspended yesterday, senior provincial police official Inam Ghani mentioned on Twitter.
“Nobody is allowed to take the legislation into his personal palms,” Ghani mentioned.
Pakistan’s cops are notorious for corruption and for demanding kickbacks from native companies.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has known as for a reform of Punjab’s police pressure, saying “cronies” had been appointed by politicians to manage police stations.
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