KOLKATA: The owner of a restaurant was shot dead on Sunday night in West Bengal. The crime of man: demanding Rs. 190 for a four-customer biryani dish. After asking for money, the four clients began to fight with the owner of the restaurant, according to the police, which caused the owner to be shot.
The owner, identified as Sanjay Mondal, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital, according to police officials quoted by the IANS news agency. The incident occurred in the district of 24 Parganas in West Bengal.
Police officers also told IANS that they had filed a complaint and arrested one of the suspects.
“An FIR was registered and we arrested the accused Mohammad Firoz,” the police officers said, adding that they had started looking for the other defendant.
In saying that the incident occurred due to the Biryani plaque, police officers said that other angles of the incident will also be inspected.
“From now on we believe that it is related only to Biryani but our investigation continues,” the officials said.
Mr. Mondal’s brother said they were “very scared” of the “vandals” who shot his brother, while claiming that Firoz was the one who shot his brother. He also named the other clients who started the fight with his brother.
“Firoz shot my brother, there were four people: Raja, Firoz, Mogri and Salman, they are hooligans,” he said, according to the IANS news agency.
“We are all very afraid and do not know how to manage our business in a peaceful way,” he added.