A journalist with a regional news channel in Hyderabad was beaten up for complaining against serving Plastic Rice Biryani by a local hotel.
TV journalist, Indirasen purchased a Biryani parcel from “Modern Chicken Bazaar” in Saroor Nagar area. He realized that the biryani had a plastic-like texture and found plastic rice in it and went back to the hotel to complain the same.
The hotel owner, Srinivas abused Indrasen and with the help of his workers, have beaten up Indrasen. Even while traveling in a police jeep and also at the police station, Indrasen was beaten by Srinivas men.
Indrasen had lodged a police complaint against the hotel owners and staff who beat him up, and the three accused.
The biryani sample has been seized by the police, and the issue of plastic rice being used by hotels is being investigated.