An Indian delivery man working with the food delivery app Zomato sits on his bike in Mumbai [Indranil Mukherjee/AFP]
New Delhi, India – Police in India have warned a Hindu businessman, who refused to accept his food delivery from a Muslim driver, of punishment if he repeats his offence within six months.
“We have sent a notice to Amit Shukla for his tweets. In the next six months, if he again posts such tweets or commits an act which is against the basic tenets of the constitution, then it will be considered a breach of trust and he will be sent to jail,” Amit Singh, a senior police officer in central India’s Madhya Pradesh state, told Al Jazeera on Friday.
The controversy began earlier this