Two Bakeries Sealed, Man Fined Over Adulterated Milk


KOHAT: Officials of the food safety authority here on Thursday sealed two bakeries for unhygienic conditions there and imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on the owner of a milk tanker for adulteration of water in it.

The food safety officer and deputy director Kamran Khan checked the bakeries in Jarwanda and sealed Rahat and Aamir bakeries. They issued notices to 19 other shopkeepers for maintaining cleanliness in their food outlets.

They inspected a tanker carrying 10,000 litres of milk to Peshawar and found quantity of less fat and 16 per cent water in it. The tanker driver was fined Rs50,000.

SPACE FOR DIALYSIS CENTRE: The deputy commissioner here on Thursday allotted a makeshift place at Milam Centre to the kidney dialysis centre, which was functioning in the Liaquat Memorial Hospital (LMH).

In this regard, a delegation led by philanthropist Manzoor Paracha and ex-additional inspector general of police Masood Ahmed Paracha, who were running the dialysis centre, and Jameel Paracha called on the deputy commissioner and expressed their concern over demolition of the kidney centre for construction of new building of LMH.

They told him that a large number of patients were registered at the centre whose dialysis was conducted on a daily basis. They said that the facility had been started for poor patients who could not afford cost of the treatment.

The deputy commissioner issued a notification in which it was stated that the dialysis centre be allowed to shift to Milam Centre and operate there until the hospital building was constructed.

FINED: The tribesman belonging to Darra Adamkhel, who had been arrested and released after killing a leopard, was fined Rs150,000 by the wildlife department.

An official statement issued here said that a meeting was held at the commissioner’s office after which the man was re-arrested and asked to pay a fine of Rs150,000.

When contacted, an official of Darra Adamkhel administration, Mr Azam, said that it had been agreed at the meeting that the tribesmen should be sensitised that in case they saw a leopard in the area in future they should inform the administration.

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