Zomato Dalit delivery boy: A customer refused to accept food from a Zomato delivery boy in Lucknow on Saturday night just because he was a Dalit. So much so that the delivery boy has alleged that he was assaulted and pan masala was spit on his face. It is alleged that as soon as the customer came to know that the delivery boy was a Dalit, he refused to take the food.
Not only this, along with the family members also beat up the delivery boy fiercely. When he was not satisfied, he spit on his mouth. This entire incident is from the Ashiana area of the city. On the complaint of the victim, the police have registered a case against 2 named, 12 unknown. However, the police say that the matter is of assault. Investigation is being done.
According to reports, Vineet Rawat, a resident of Ashiyana, is a delivery boy in Zomato. On Saturday night, he was sent to deliver to a customer named Ajay Singh in the house itself. He came with the delivery. Vineet has alleged in the Tahrir given to the police that as soon as he told Ajay Singh his name Vineet Rawat, he got angry. He said abusingly – now will we take the things touched by you people? On this I told him, if you do not want to take food, then cancel it, but don’t abuse.
On this, he first threw the food packet, then spit tobacco on his mouth. When Vineet protested, Ajay and his family members thrashed him with sticks. Vineet somehow ran away and informed the police. After a while the team of Dial-112 arrived, got Vineet his car and asked him to go to the police station and file a case.
In this case, Ashiana Inspector Deepak Pandey says that when Vineet arrived on Saturday night with orders, Ajay was going to drop a friend. According to Ajay, Vineet reached as soon as he left the house. Vineet asked him the address of his house. Ajay says he had eaten pan masala. He spit masala to tell Vineet the address. Its splash fell on Vineet. On this Vineet started abusing. On this matter, Ajay and his family members beat up Vineet.
Police said that on the information of Vineet, the police reached the spot. Both sides were pacified. Police was bringing Vineet to the police station, but he had refused at that time. On Sunday, came with the lawyer and lodged an FIR. At present, investigation is being done after registering the report. Both the parties will be thoroughly interrogated. The CCTV installed nearby will also be examined.