De­liv­ery­man eats take­out in re­venge

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

A man liv­ing on the ground floor of a 30-story build­ing in Xi’an is con­sid­er­ing le­gal action against his up­stairs neigh­bors af­ter a wash­ing ma­chine fell from a bal­cony and dam­aged his pa­tio. The man, sur­named Shi, dis­cov­ered the dam­age at about 6 pm on July 14 af­ter re­turn­ing home from a trip. No one has ad­mit­ted to own­ing the wash­ing ma­chine, so a lawyer has sug­gested Shi de­mand com­pen­sa­tion from ev­ery­one who lives above him, de­spite the fact the prop­erty man­age­ment com­pany has promised to pay for re­pairs.

H U A S H A N G DA I LY A man in Ji­nan or­dered take­out on July 22 — only to dis­cover an hour later the de­liv­ery driver had eaten it. The cus­tomer, sur­named Qi, was then ver­bally abused by the driver, sur­named Liu, when he called to see why his or­der was tak­ing so long. Liu said he wanted re­venge on peo­ple who or­der take­out be­cause they ex­pect to be fed with­out ex­pend­ing any ef­fort. The web­site Qi or­dered from has apol­o­gized, re­funded his 32 yuan ($5) and promised an in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Q I LU E V E N I N G N E WS po­lice in Qi­ux­ian county on July 23 af­ter he got drunk dur­ing a fam­ily meal in a restau­rant and found two of his three chil­dren were miss­ing. The man’s 10-year-old daugh­ter had taken her two younger broth­ers out to play, but she lost sight of them and was spot­ted cry­ing in the street. Po­lice took her home, while one of the boys re­turned to the restau­rant. An called po­lice to re­port his 7-year-old son miss­ing at about 10 pm. Po­lice of­fi­cers even­tu­ally found the boy af­ter driv­ing around the area for about an hour.

YA N Z H AO E V E N I N G N E W S woke the next morn­ing feel­ing sick and sought med­i­cal help. Doc­tors said they had been poi­soned by fumes from the coils, which are used to stave off the blood­suck­ing bugs.

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