The manager of a hotel in India has been detained after allegedly serving a group of guests with dry ice as a mouth-freshener.
After consuming the sugar and pepper mix, which is customarily served after a meal, five persons started vomiting and their tongues started bleeding.
The bag, according to the policeman, contained clean ice, a good type of carbon monoxide used as a cooling agent.
Following the incident, both the buyers were taken to the hospital.
Authorities in Gurugram area, where the restaurant is located, detained its director on Tuesday on suspicion of poisoning with the intention to inflict harm or harm.
A search is also in progress for the restaurant’s proprietor, who is already fleeing.
Police claimed that Ankit Kumar, a native of Greater Noida City, along with his wife and friends, had been to the restaurant on Saturday.
A servant gave them a bag of lips freshener after dinner. However, the policeman reported to the BBC in a statement that their tongues started bleeding and burning as soon as they consumed it.
Customers can be seen putting snow in their mouths and consuming fluids to relieve the pain in a video that has been circulated on social media.
The users have also accused the restaurant employees of refusing to assist them in their problem.
Eventually, a doctor examined the contents of the mouth spray bag and found that it contained clean ice, according to police.
The event is being looked into, and the authorities announced that they were conducting a forensic examination of the contents of the tongue fragrance.
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