Pune: Irked customers attack & kill 19-yr-old hotel waiter over finding rice in mutton soup

Two other employees of the hotel were injured in the incident which took place late Tuesday night.

PTIUpdated: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 11:51 PM IST
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Pune: 19-yr-old hotel waiter killed after customers attach him over finding rice in mutton soup | Representative Pic

A 19-year-old man working as a waiter at a hotel in Pimple Saudagar area here was killed by two customers when they attacked the employees over the quality of service, police said on Wednesday.

The duo were absconding, said an official.

Two other employees of the hotel were injured in the incident which took place late Tuesday night.

Accused were allegedly drunk

The accused, who were said to be drunk, got irked after finding rice in mutton soup, and allegedly attacked the employees. 

Mangesh Poste, a waiter, died as he was hit in the head, said Assistant Police Inspector Dilip Pawar.

One of the accused was identified as Vijay Waghire while the name of the second assailant was not known.

A case of murder was registered against the two accused under section 302 of the IPC and search is on for them, he said. 

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