Lakki Marwat: Fake beverage factories sealed
LAKKI MARWAT, May 11: Tehsil municipal administration on Wednesday sealed four beverage factories for preparing and selling substandard soft drinks.
An official said District Coordination Officer, Mohammad Ayyaz Mandokhel, had received complaints about the presence of unauthorised soda water factories in the district which were involved in the illegal business of preparing and selling low quality drinks in the market.
The official said the sale of low quality drinks was causing throat, chest and other dangerous diseases mostly among children. “Acting on public complaints the DCO directed the Lakki and Naurang TMAs to launch a crackdown on such factories”, the official maintained.
He said a team of Lakki TMA headed by tehsil officer regulation, Sabz Ali Khan, launched action against the beverage factories and sealed four of them in the urban locality.