THE owner of a town centre takeaway who admitted a series of safety breaches while housing illegal immigrants has been sentenced.
Shahid Aleem, of Bridge Street, was handed a six month sentence which was suspended for 12 months at Warrington Crown Court on Tuesday.
The court heard how the 34-year-old repeatedly ignored warnings from Cheshire Fire Service about the fire measures and preventions that were in place at the takeaway and did not act on orders to improve.
This included issues with the fire alarms, taped-up smoke detectors, plug sockets covered in scorch marks and evidence of smoking in the property...cont
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