An Indian-origin man has been arrested in the United States following he went on a violent, naked rampage, threatening to shoot staffers at an Indian eatery – all because the restaurant put onions in his food.
Police arrested Yuba Raj Sharma, 43, following the confrontation at the All India restaurant, in Oakland, Pittsburgh, & charged him with terroristic threats, indecent exposure, resisting arrest & public drunkenness.
The argument started when servers put onions in Mr. Sharma’s order, WPXI-TV reported.
He returned the next day drunk & angry, restaurant owner Ravinder Singh said police.
According to the criminal complaint, Mr. Sharma was so drunk also difficult that he became “dead weight” as police tried to put him in a patrol car.
The owner of the restaurant said to police that Mr. Sharma visited twice this week. The owner said Mr. Sharma was eating there and “acting belligerent,” according to the complaint.
The owner continued that Mr. Sharma was “intoxicated” when he returned on June 6th, also was told that he was not welcome at the restaurant, according to a police report.
According to the charge, Mr. Sharma said the owner that “he was going to shoot him,” then the owner saw Mr. Sharma make “a motion that he had a gun in his pants.”
After 911 was called, Mr. Sharma pulled down his pants exposing himself during verbally taunting the owner including another staff member, police documents state, according to Action 4 News.
The owner first did not want to pursue charges but turned his mind after Mr. Sharma “continued to shout back toward the restaurant” and ignore police commands, the complaint stated.
Finally, the owner informed police that he “no longer felt safe in his restaurant and wanted to pursue charges,” the complaint stated.
Mr. Sharma was so drunk that police said he was talking “nonsense,” and at one point, he said an officer that “he got into an argument with staff because they put onions in his food,” according to the charge.