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Apprehending a laborer exchanging expired dairy products for free meal

28/05/2017

Consumer Protection law enforcement officers in Buraimi apprehended loading laborer in a dairy company for distributing expired goods, returned from the shops, and giving it to a restaurant in exchange of free meals from the restaurant.

 

To the details: Consumer Protection received information that one loading laborer in a dairy company is supplying yogurt of various sizes to the restaurant, and the latter was using it to prepare meals served to the consumers. Based on this information, a team of law enforcement officers was formed to observe and inspect the restaurant, and they found expired dairy products in the refrigerator, and during surveillance the dairy delivery truck arrived. The laborer offloaded a large carton full of yogurt products of various sizes and delivered it to the restaurant supervisor, the team immediately raided the restaurant and the truck, and facing the laborer with the evidence they confessed. Investigations revealed that the delivery laborer was getting free meals against the expired product, and the restaurant was mixing the yogurt with spices, mint and salt and serving it to its customers. The laborers were taken into custody for further investigation in order to refer the case to the court concerne

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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