Fast food staff arrested for not giving police free burgers 1 month ago

Fast food staff arrested for not giving police free burgers

From burgers to behind bars

Staff at Johnny & Jugnu, a fast-food chain in Pakistan, were arrested after refusing to give police officers free burgers. The staff were held overnight.

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"This is not the first time something like this has happened... at our restaurant," the restaurant said.

"Upon rejecting their request for free burgers, which has become a common practice for them, the police officers threatened our managers and left, only to return the next day to further harass and pressurise our teams... with baseless arguments," read a statement from the burger chain.

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The statement reports that the officers returned to the restaurant in force, arresting the manager first. They then arrested all other staff on the premises; they were not even able to switch machines off.

The police officers were: "harassing them, pushing them around, all for not giving them free burgers".

The officers involved have now been suspended, and a senior police official had the following to say: "No one is allowed to take the law into his own hands. Injustice will not be tolerated. All of them will be punished."