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Yorkshire restaurant owner jailed for peanut allergy death of customer

Mohammed Zaman

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The owner of an Indian restaurant has been described as “reckless and cavalier” and been sentenced to six years in jail for manslaughter following the death of a customer with peanut allergy. Mohammed Zaman, the owner of the Indian Garden in Easingwold, North Yorkshire, was told by the judge that he “put profit before safety” when his takeaway prepared a curry with nuts for customer Paul Wilson, even though he had specified he was allergic to nuts. Mr Wilson was found dead in his bathroom after eating a chicken tikka masala which contained peanuts. The lid of his meal had…

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