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  • 8 December 2013, 1:20

Curry House Boss Dies After Bill Dispute

A curry house manager has died after a dispute with a customer over the bill, police said.

Officers arrested a 37-year-old man after the boss at Akbar's Indian restaurant in Manchester city centre collapsed following a quarrel over the quality of the food.

The restaurant manager, in his 40s, was taken to hospital but emergency services were unable to save his life.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "At 10.45pm on Friday police were called following a dispute at a restaurant on Liverpool Road in Manchester city centre.

"After the dispute a man in his 40s collapsed. He was taken to hospital, however he sadly died.

"Police are investigating the incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death.

"A 37-year-old man remains in police custody for questioning."

The Manchester Evening News reported that police officers were still at the restaurant on Saturday afternoon, and the area is cordoned off.

The restaurant said it would be closed on Saturday evening.

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