An arrest warrant has been issued for Akhtar Khan after he failed to attend court on Friday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arrest warrant issued for owner of chicken shop Arrest warrant issued for owner of chicken shop

The owner of a chicken shop destroyed by a fire while suspected of trading in breach of a council order has failed to attend court.

An arrest warrant was issued by Thames Magistrates' Court after Akhtar Khan failed to attend court on Friday.  

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

The charges were brought after his shop Wood Street Grill & Chicken was allegedly found to have been trading as a hot food takeaway in August without 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 in the blaze which took firefighters over an hour to bring under control.

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10:17am Tue 17 Dec 13

timplum says...

Wow! I bet no-one foresaw this happening!
Wow! I bet no-one foresaw this happening! timplum

2:56pm Tue 17 Dec 13

Billy Yerache says...

Typical and this is the tip of the iceberg lettuce on the chicken in the bun.

Dubious person whose identity not established opens up a food shop without any permission and legs it at the first sign of trouble.

No doubt he would have disappeared as quick as this had there been an outbreak of e coli or bird flu in a bun.

Unchecked and unknown people let loose to cater for the public including kids. Not good!
Typical and this is the tip of the iceberg lettuce on the chicken in the bun. Dubious person whose identity not established opens up a food shop without any permission and legs it at the first sign of trouble. No doubt he would have disappeared as quick as this had there been an outbreak of e coli or bird flu in a bun. Unchecked and unknown people let loose to cater for the public including kids. Not good! Billy Yerache

10:38am Wed 18 Dec 13

HottRedMan says...

Wonder if he left the deep fat fryer on overnight for an insurance job. sounds like a right donut.
Wonder if he left the deep fat fryer on overnight for an insurance job. sounds like a right donut. HottRedMan

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