On Wednesday, the owner of an online food delivery restaurant in Greater Noida was allegedly shot dead by a Swiggy delivery boy due to a dispute over a delay in an order. The Police are searching for the accused who got an escape.
The deceased has been identified as Sunil, who used to run Zam Zam food delivery restaurant in Greater Noida’s Mitra Society. According to the Police, at 12.15 am on Wednesday a Swiggy delivery boy came to the restaurant to collect an order of chicken biryani and puri sabzi, While the order of chicken biryani was handed over to him immediately, a worker at the restaurant named Narayan told the delivery boy that the second-order would take some time.
According to eyewitnesses, the delivery boy got impatient over this and started quarrelling with the worker.
When Sunil interrupted, the accused shot at his head. At Yatharth Hospital where he was declared brought dead.
According to the police, the eyewitnesses said the accused was under the influence of alcohol. He was accompanied by another man who helped in the killing of the restaurant owner.
With the help of footage from a CCTV camera, the Police are searching for the Delivery Boy. The accused will be arrested soon the Police said.