Hyderabad: A Swiggy customer based in Hyderabad abused a delivery executive since he belonged to a Muslim community .

Ironically, the customer ordered ‘Chicken 65’ from Hotel Bawarchi, reportedly owned by a Muslim and cooked by a chef hailing from the same community . This is the first ever incident to be reported from the city.

Following the rude behaviour, Md Mudassir Suleman , who employees with Swiggy as a delivery executive, lodged a complaint at Shalibanda police station against the customer Ajay Kumar who is a resident of Shalibanda .

The incident occurred on Monday, when Ajay Kumar, ordered a chicken dish through the food aggregate and insisted for a ‘Hindu delivery boy’ . “ Very less spicy. And please select hindu delivery person, all ratings will be based on this," read his comments.

However, on seeing Md Mudassir Suleman, Ajay Kumar reportedly abused the man .

The incident came to light after the 32-year-old delivery boy lodged a complaint against this rude behaviour of the customer(Muslim delivery) .

According the Md Mudassir, Ajay Kumar declined the order on hearing his name. “He insisted for a Hindu customer” he said .

Condemning this incident, Mr Amjed Ullah Khan, spokesman for Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) who reported the incident on social media said, "I requested the Swiggy online services to lodge a complaint against Ajay Kumar for creating differences among communities and to preserve the Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb of Telangana".

Anusha Puppala

Anusha Puppala is currently working at NewsMeter. She had earlier worked as a reporter with ANI and The News Minute. Previously, she has worked as a Senior Reporter with the Deccan Chronicle Newspaper, covering education beat. She had briefly associated with the national television channel Tiranga TV as a special correspondent. Anusha has extensively written stories on education, traffic, civic-issues, human-Interesting, off-Beat, consumer issues, health and environment. Hailing from Visakhapatnam, Anusha is a social media buff and a passionate foodie. If not reporting, you will always find her travelling.

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