LAHORE – The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry Wednesday condemned the arrest of noted businessman Sheikh Hanif who was handcuffed by a dengue squad.

In a press statement issued here, the LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Senior Vice president Kashif Younis Meher and Vice President Saeeda Nazar said that it was very unfortunate that a very respectable and renowned steel industry businessman was taken into custody despite government assurance that no arrest would be made on dengue issue.

They said that there is no such example in the entire world that a businessman is arrested without any proof. They said that the business community has already done a lot eradicate deadly dengue virus.