PESHAWAR (Web Desk) – Managers of 28 famous eateries in Peshawar were arrested for selling expired and unhygienic food items after Additional Assistant Commissioner Imran Khan and Assistant Commissioner University Town Mughees Sanaullah paid a surprise visit to different restaurants on Monday night.

According to the Peshawar district administration, all of the arrested managers were previously warned about substandard conditions of their restaurants. However, they ignored such notices and failed to improve the standards in their kitchens.

The managers of Chief Burger, Dam Pukh Khorak, Students’ Restaurant, Khorak Mahal, Khyber Friends, Ahmad Jan Lazeeza Tikka Shop and Chaman Ice Cream were among those taken into custody.

During the same visit, AAC Imran Khan arrested another 20 people for their involvement in encroachments at Board Bazaar.

The Peshawar district administration has announced that notices have been issued to several traders and shopkeepers to remove encroachments before May 18, after which the administration would take action.