Search

Hornchurch tandoori restaurant owner served £5,000 court bill

16:30 09 May 2014

A tandoori restaurant owner was served up a court bill of almost £5,000 for dishing out food after hours.

Irshadur Rahman of Akash Tandoori Restaurant in High Street, Hornchurch sells a variety of Indian dishes and can sell hot food until 12.30am on a Saturday.

He was caught out when a mystery shopper purchased an order after that time, in May 2013.

ON April 28 at Romford Magistrates’ Court, Rahman was fined £1,500 plus a £150 victim surcharge and £3,129 in costs for selling a takeaway meal for one.

A council spokesman said: “License holders must comply with the rules of their license. Those who want to change their hours can apply to the council have the hours revised.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Collapsed house in Collier Row

Neighbours have spoken of their horror after a house under refurbishment collapsed this morning, saying it looks like a “bomb has gone off”.

13:51
The transformation of the Briar Road Estate. Harold Hil.

Havering is getting 170 new affordable homes as part of a project that also includes a befriending scheme and broadband for sheltered housing

Queen's Hospital

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT) hospitals are to receive a full Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection this week.

Collapsed house in Collier Row

A house in Collier Row has collapsed this morning.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder

A new report is highly critical of local organisations across the county.

The Hollywood actor took on politicians and it was amazing.

Climbers are leaving a big mess on the world’s highest peak.