A scuffle between man and hotel staff at a hotel in Hyderabad over extra curd with biryani lead to the death of the former.
The reports said five people have been arrested and two policemen suspended after a 30-year-old man died over allegedly asking for extra raita (curd) along with biryani at a hotel in Hyderabad.
The reports quoting police said, the incident took place at a Meridian Biryani Restaurant in Punjagutta crossroads area on Sunday.
“An argument broke out between the man, identified as Liyaqat, and staff of the hotel over his demand of extra raita. It later turned violent and Liyaqat was beaten to death,” NDTV report quoted the police as having said.
It added: “Liyaqat and his friends were reportedly in an inebriated condition when they reached Meridian Hotel to get the biryani packed.”
The report said Liyaqat started abusing the hotel staff when his demand was refused.
The video of the incident, captured on CCTV, has gone viral on social media.
It shows two groups of men clashing with each other.
The report said they later went to the police station where Liyaqat reportedly complained of chest pain and subsequently collapsed.
He could not be revived and was declared dead in hospital, it said.
The report said an autopsy will determine the cause of the death.