FAISALABAD: Assistant Commissioner (AC) City Shahrukh Khan Niazi and his raiding team were manhandled by the workers and owner of an illegal beverage factory in the area of Ghulam Muhammad Abad police station Tuesday.
AC City along with his team raided Sajjad Soda Water Factory in Siddhupura and seized huge quantity of substandard and unhygienic beverage stock.
The team rounded up four accused, including Shehzad, Ali Naveed, Imran Ali and Safdar Hussain.
When the AC tried to seal the factory, the accused put up resistance. In the ensuing scuffle, some members of trhe raiding team received injuries. The accused also made the AC and his team hostage. The AC, in the meantime, called for the reserved police force.
The accused managed to escape when the police team arrived.
The AC City said that a police team had been constituted to trace the accused, who would be taken to task in accordance with law.
He said drive against spurious food items and adulteration would