Raj’s Banana Leaf Restaurant shut down

PETALING JAYA: The authorities have pulled the shutters down on the Raj's Banana Leaf Restaurant in Bangsar this morning.

A closure notice was posted outside the restaurant to inform the public that the restaurant is closed. It was issued under FT of Kuala Lumpur licensing of food establishment bylaws 2016.

DBKL Health and Environment Department deputy director Chandrakant Patel said the closure notice was indefinite, pending the restaurant's cleanliness and hygiene review by the authorities.

“It's going to take some time (interrogation) so we will be here until it's over,” The Star quoted him as saying.

Tha restaurant apologised yesterday after members of its staff were caught on video washing dishes in a puddle at the back lane of its outlet.

The video went viral and caused an uproar among diners. There were calls for a boycott of the restaurant.

Below is a video showing the alleged incident:

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