Rawalpindi: Fake soft drink factory
RAWALPINDI: The health department and local police on Monday unearthed a fake soft drink factory at Hazara Colony and arrested its owner besides recovering 4,000 bottles of fake drinks. According to details, Tehsil Food Inspector Shahid Mehmood received information that the factory was working in private house No. 665/B, Street No. 3, Hazara Colony and preparing fake soft drink and selling it in the name of multinational company’s brand name.
Upon this, the food inspector with help of Ratta police raided the factory.
The health and police team found over 700 cartons of bottles of Pepsi, Moutain Dew, Amrat leman, Amrat Orange, machine and packing material. Spurious chemicals were also recovered in huge quantities. Police have registered a case under Food Ordinance.