Bengaluru: Police on Monday booked a model and make-up artist from Bengaluru, who accused Jomato’s delivery man of delaying service.
Hitesh Chandrani has been charged with wrongful restraint, assault, willful insult and criminal intimidation based on a delivery man’s complaint.
“An FIR was lodged against Hitesh by a woman who was claimed to have been attacked by a Zamato delivery man,” said a police officer.
According to the officer, Kamaraj had said that Hitesh had hit him with slippers, accusing him of defaming and abusing him on 9 March.
Meanwhile, Hitesh deleted his video from Twitter which went viral, on the basis of which the police arrested Kamaraj on 10 March.
The model stated in her video that she had lodged a complaint to Zomato Customer Care that they were given food late or the order was canceled.
“So guys, my Zomato order came late and I was talking to a customer care executive and meanwhile the delivery person did the same,” Ronnie and a weeping nose appeared in a selfie video broadcast by some TV channels . Chandrani said.
Zomato, who initially assured Chandrani that it would help him with the medical examination as well as the police investigation, later clarified that Kamaraj was also providing all possible assistance.
Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal said in a statement released on Twitter, ‘As per protocol, we have temporarily suspended Kamaraj from active delivery, but are covering his earnings in the interim.
He has also stated that his company was bearing the legal expenses of the case.