In an appalling incident, a customer stabbed the owner of a hotel over a fight for Biryani at Andhrahalli in Rajagopal Nagar on Wednesday night.
Sources said that Sultan Pasha, a butcher had come to the hotel in an inebriated condition and ordered for Biryani at around 9.30 pm. He was told that that there were no dishes and it was closing time.
On this, the customer started abusing and picked up a fight with the owner Sundar. He took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed Sundar on his back.
Sundar was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and his condition is stated to be critical. The police reached the spot and took Sultan into their custody.