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Curry chef found not guilty of chilli powder attack

Kamrul Islam

By: Sarwar Alam

A chef at a curry restaurant in Wales has been found not guilty of assault over an allegation that he deliberately threw chilli powder in the face of an unsatisfied diner. Kamrul Islam was accused of attacking David Evans at the Prince of Bengal in Tonypandy in January last year. The 47-year-old had denied causing actual bodily harm and said he had acted in self-defence because Evans was being aggressive. A jury at Merthyr Crown Court agreed with his version of events and declared him not guilty. “I am happy and relieved. I was very confident that the British system…

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