Bhubaneswar, Mar 12: A youth has been arrested for throwing hot oil on a momo seller over delay in service, Airport police said on Friday.
The arrested has been identified as Amit Swarup alias Salia of Kunjapatna Sahi under Sri Lingaraj police limits.
According to police, the complainant, Somanath Rout, runs a momo shop at Bhimapur.
Amit had gone to the shop to eat momo on March 4 evening. He had an altercation with Somanath over delay in serving momo. Amit lost his cool and threw hot oil (used in frying of momo) on Somanath. He sustained grievous burn injuries.
Police had launched a probe into the matter and arrested the accused from Nayagarh area on Thursday.