He got into an argument with an employee after the Swiggy agent’s order was delayed. Police said those three drunk men also jumped into the fight and allegedly shot its owner Sunil Agarwal in the head.
A restaurant employee and other staff members took the man to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
Rakesh Nagar, who lives near the restaurant, said, “The staff called me to inform that their owner had been shot. When I arrived, he was still breathing. I first dialed 100 and then the ambulance. Then we finally took him to the hospital in our car.”
After shooting, the youths fled on the bike. After scanning the CCTV footage, the police started in search of the accused. On Wednesday morning, the accused were seen in a street near the restaurant. An encounter broke out and one of the suspects got shot in the leg. All three were arrested.
Preliminary reports suggested the possible involvement of the Swiggy agent. In a statement, Swiggy said, “What has been reported is very worrying. If such a person was linked to Swiggy, we have reached out to the relevant authorities to help them verify the identity of the person involved in this heinous incident.” The online platform said that all its delivery partners are ready to provide the delivery service after a court case or criminal background check.