The eatery owner and his assistant have been arrested. News agency ANI showed pictures of the man, who appears to be in his twenties, lying on a hospital bed and covered in a red blanket after the incident. The employee has been identified as Manish.
Arguments and fights between staff at local eateries or dhabas over trivial issues are common. Earlier this month, a 30-year-old man was killed allegedly by three employees of a dhaba in Delhi following an argument after he complained about the quality of food he was served.
In Delhi, out of 462 cases of murder reported last year, killings over trivial issues accounted for 18 per cent of the cases, according to the police. The three men were later arrested.