A avenue meals vendor in Palopo metropolis, South Sulawesi has filed a police report over a video the place her noodle dish was proven to have allegedly contained the pinnacle and tail of a rat.
A clip of not less than two ladies inspecting their bowl of mie ayam (literal translation: rooster noodles) circulated extensively lately, during which they confirmed a rat’s head within the bowl and a mutilated rodent, which seems to have been fished out from the dish. Copies of the video have been uploaded and reshared many occasions, and the model beneath has the rat’s head blurred:
“You need to have typically eaten there up to now. Oh my God, that [mie ayam stall] is probably the most well-known, college college students typically eat there,” one of many ladies mentioned to the opposite.
In response to studies, the unique uploader wrote within the caption that they discovered a rat’s tail of their takeaway noodles, and claimed that one other buyer discovered a rat’s head whereas eating in on the stall.
Because the video went viral, police have questioned the mie ayam stall proprietor, recognized as Dahlia, whereas additionally inspecting her workplace final week. Palopo Police Chief Alfian Nurnas mentioned authorities haven’t acquired any formal complaints from her clients thus far.
To be fully truthful to Dahlia, the viral video didn’t fully negate the potential of the rat physique elements being planted on the dish to besmirch her enterprise.
Alfian mentioned right this moment that Dahlia has filed a report over the weekend, claiming to have suffered monetary loss within the aftermath of the video. She informed police that clients haven’t been coming to her stall because the emergence of the viral clip, despite the fact that she earned round IDR2 million (US$138.77) each day beforehand.
“She feels wronged. As a result of she feels she’s not responsible, that she didn’t use rats for [her noodles’] components, so she feels that her repute and her stall have been tarnished,” Alfian said today.
Police mentioned they’ve recognized the video’s authentic uploader, who is ready to endure questioning as an investigation into the matter continues.
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