Spurious drinks: FIA raids fake beverage factory, arrests five

The factory owner and four workers were arrested and taken to the FIA police station for interrogation.


Our Correspondent July 25, 2013
FIA raided the factory and recovered a large quantity of spurious beverages and liquor. PHOTO: FILE

FAISALABAD:


An FIA team raided a fake beverages factory in the jurisdiction of Madina Town police station and arrested its owner and four workers on Wednesday.


Police said that the FIA had received information that fake beverages and liquor were made at a factory at Jattanwala Chowk. They raided it and recovered a large quantity of spurious beverages and liquor. The factory owner and four workers were arrested and taken to the FIA police station for interrogation. Sub Inspector Muhammad Ajmal said that Akram Ali, Ramazan, Muhammad Ahmad, Nasir and Jamshed were arrested for preparing spurious beverages under a famous brand.

A case has been registered under Sections 66 and 67 of the Copy Right Act (Infringement of copyrights and possession of plates for infringing), he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 25th, 2013.

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