Akhtar Khan, owner of Wood Street Grill & Chicken, is due in court over claims he had been wrongfully trading as a takeaway shop

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The fire in October. The fire in October.

The owner of a chicken shop that was destroyed by fire while suspected of trading in breach of a council order is due in court today.

Akhtar Khan is charged with four counts of breaching the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

The charges were brought after Wood Street Grill & Chicken was allegedly found to have been trading as a hot food takeaway in August despite not having permission to do so.

The shop was gutted by fire on October 18 after a deep fat fryer was left on overnight.

No one was injured.

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9:36am Fri 29 Nov 13

cynicalsue says...

Very serious charges. Now what will he get? £100 fine? 100 hours community service? Or suspended jail sentence giving him time to flee the country?
Very serious charges. Now what will he get? £100 fine? 100 hours community service? Or suspended jail sentence giving him time to flee the country? cynicalsue

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