Saturday, 25 May 2019

After spitting on a customer's food, a pizza delivery boy from Turkey faces 18 years in jail


The boyThe boy -  After was caught on camera when spitting on a customer's food in Turkey, a pizza delivery boy faces 18 years in jail.

The boy named Burak S, the 18-year-old, was caught by CCTV, opening up a pizza box outside a customer's home. The boy then walked up to customer named Huseyin Alyuz's fifth-floor flat, in the city of Eskisehir in north-west Turkey, to deliver the meal. Then, he was spitting the  customer's food.

Mr Alyuz's nephew, Cagatay Ehe, saw the CCTV footage and told his uncle, then they was complained to the police and the pizza company. He has been sacked and is now on trial.

Burak S. said he was only checking the pizza for damage. Burak S. told the court that he did not spit on the pizza and had only opened the box to ensure it was not damaged as he had been in an accident en route.

He said, "I found out that the person who ordered the pizza had cursed my colleague Aylin. I knew he was a problem customer. I opened the box of the pizza to check for any problems, to check whether the pizza was still intact. I took a picture of the pizza with my mobile phone and sent it to my friend Aylin. I absolutely did not spit when I opened the box."

Now, he is charged with endangering the lives of persons by putting poison or spoiling the food with other means which carries a sentence of two to 15 years in prison. He also faces a charge of damaging goods and endangering customer's health which carries a sentence of between four months and three years behind bars.

The criminal court has adjourned the case until next February while forensic experts assess the risk of disease from the pizza. 







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