[LISTEN] Rodizio owner defends throwing boiling water at employee

Owner of the Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant in Fourways says he did not mean to burn his employee, Fortune Moyo.

Fortune Moyo has accused Joss Da Costa of throwing a boiling kettle at him last month, after accusing him of eating oxtail meant for the customers.

Speaking to 702, Da Costa says he was reacting to staff stealing from him.

What happened to him was actually by mistake, I grabbed the kettle and I was breaking the kettle because they were abusing the sugar by using tons of sugar in their tea.

Joss Da Costa, Rodizio owner

All the events as to why I get upset with Fortune wasn't because of what happened; there s been a lot of stealing; there has been a lot of people caught with steaks in their groins.

Joss Da Costa, Rodizio owner

There was no thinking, I had asked fortune to leave the restaurant a few times because not only was he caught stealing the spaghetti from the night before; because we ran out of spaghetti and he had spaghetti on his hand and I ask him where did he get it and he said it's his.

Joss Da Costa, Rodizio owner

Fortune Moyo who is 19-year-old says they were eating leftover sauce from a pot that was about to be washed.

We took the pot to wash it and we had the leftover sauce. The boss asked us why we are eating his oxtail? We told him we are eating the leftover sauce as we are going to wash the pot.

Fortune Moyo, Rodizio worker

He shouted at us saying we must ask for permission to eat leftovers.

Fortune Moyo, Rodizio worker

He hit the spaghetti plate which I had left the day before and threw boiling water on my body.

Fortune Moyo, Rodizio worker

Listen here to Da Costa's defence...


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