Fast food giant KFC has admitted that a ban on alcohol-based hand wipes in a Leicester branch was a 'misunderstanding'.

Bosses at the international chain have apologised after a customer who visited an outlet in St George's retail park was refused a hand wipe because staff said it was against the company's Halal policy.

Staff said this was because the wipes are soaked in an alcohol-infused liquid and alcohol is forbidden in the Muslim Holy book, the Quran.

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