A vendor in Guwahati, Assam, has been reportedly arrested after he was caught adding urine to pani puri. A video of him urinating in a mug behind his stall and adding that to the panipuri water went viral as people on the internet were disgusted. 

A person named Mamun Khan uploaded the video from her Twitter handle @Mk817Khan. The 20-second clip shows the man adding urine to the pani puri water and placing the mug on the counter of his cart. Reportedly, this video was captured in the Athgaon area of Guwahati. Munmun Khan’s Twitter bio says he is a Ph.D. research scholar at the University of Kalyani. 

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“Shocking!A street vendor(pani puri saller) has been arrestd in Guwahati after viral a sensational video in which he mixed his urine with water and using the same Water in Pani Puri,” the tweet along with the video read. 


At the time of writing this story, the video had been viewed nearly 22 thousand times and retweeted 250 times. According to Mamun Khan’s tweet, the vendor has been arrested by local police after the video went viral on the internet.

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“Given the frequency at which new cases keep coming to light; ’tis hightime a thorough “Psych. Assessment” of each of the culprits apprehended so far was mandated. To chck this disgusting phenomenon it is essential to address “what is prompting this sick n’ twisted behaviour?” a Twitter user commented. 

“Our Teachers Our Gurus have thought us in Primary only not to Eat Roadside foods from hawkers n this kind of people’s must be given a grievious punishment so that others be aware of it,” another one wrote. 

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Paani puri is a popular Indian street snack. It consists of a round or ball-shaped, hollow puri (a deep-fried crisp flatbread), filled with a mixture of flavored water. While in Maharashtra people refer to as pani puri, in Haryana it is known as paani patashi, in Madhya Pradesh fulki, in Uttar Pradesh pani ke batashe/padake and in Assam phuska/puska.