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Old 18.10.2015, 10:00
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HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

Yesterday I placed an order for Indian food at the nearby TASTE MAHAL in Wilen by Wollerau and noticed the owner's strange voice. When I arrived to collect my order I found Mr. Mohandas in tears.

Someone had broken in, taken his cash register and other items and left him with a BIG MESS and a BROKEN SPIRIT. Worst of all, he just cancelled his insurance as he decided to close down.

The family is from Sri Lanka, been in Switzerland for years and he worked in a restaurant until recently, when he tried his luck at owning his own business. Very nice family.

If you live in the area, I'm sure he would appreciate the business and an encouraging word. Plus, the food is delicious.

http://www.tastemahal.ch/?Willkommen
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Old 18.10.2015, 10:35
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

Excuse me for bumping this, but hope we can encourage this wonderful family.
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Old 18.10.2015, 11:44
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

It sounds like traditional tamil war, it happens all the time.

They very often do that between themselves, I had several pupils who told me about those feuds and I have seen some tamil street wars going on in Kreis 4. They can be really brutal. Sometimes I had small kids who would tell me that people came after her dad with rifles and daggers and they were so scared, they couldn't sleep for days. Drinking is also a big problem among tamil men and social control is very limiting.

I've now experienced third generation Tamils and I'm very happy they send her kids to soccer training and let them play outside with other kids.That didn't happen for a very long time.
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Old 18.10.2015, 11:53
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It sounds like traditional tamil war, it happens all the time.

They very often do that between themselves, I had several pupils who told me about those feuds and I have seen some tamil street wars going on in Kreis 4. They can be really brutal. Sometimes I had small kids who would tell me that people came after her dad with rifles and daggers and they were so scared, they couldn't sleep for days. Drinking is also a big problem among tamil men and social control is very limiting.

I've now experienced third generation Tamils and I'm very happy they send her kids to soccer training and let them play outside with other kids.That didn't happen for a very long time.
How can you tell that from the information provided? Are you sure its not some simple break in from someone who wanted money?
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Old 18.10.2015, 12:08
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How can you tell that from the information provided? Are you sure its not some simple break in from someone who wanted money?
No, certainly not. Just as all burglaries in Switzerland are committed by gypsies from Romania, and all slightly dark-skinned people are Islamic terrorists, you can be sure that all fast food restaurant break-ins are due to internecine Tamil tensions.
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Old 18.10.2015, 13:03
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

Aww poor guy.. It was very nice of you to offer help. I can imagine your kindness and show of support has restored some of his faith in humanity. Wonder if he had a camera installed to try tracking down those who broke in.

Unfortunately I don't live nearby but will forward to friends. By the way I see many people starting crowdfounding sites in such situations.. perhaps something he wants to consider.

Hoping his business will recover quickly from this bad incident.
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Old 18.10.2015, 13:06
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

If he's decided to close the business will he even bother to re-open?
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Old 18.10.2015, 15:04
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

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If he's decided to close the business will he even bother to re-open?

Well, I guess that was part of the problem business was not going well, so he decided to close and gave in his notice for termination of his insurances two months in advance.

Meanwhile, business picked up and before he had a chance to re instate his insurance he had this break-in.

I hardly think it is telated to Tamil fractions. His family is quite integrated and Wilen seems to be a rather quiet and traditional Swiss population. Actually, not the type for take-away service, except the occasional pizza.

At this point, the restaurant is still in business and I know he depends upon it for his livelihood.
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

Thanks for the heads up. I live locally and nice to have recommendations: even more so if it can help someone in need.
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Re: HELP for nice man in Wilen bei Wollerau!!!

I love to help, especially when helping involves eating curry... however, here is the problem: the restaurant and shop next door share 3 parking spots which were packed both times I drove by. No other parking anywhere in the vicinity (all private property with clear signage... it's in the middle of a residential area). The shop is on the main village road, so you cannot just drop your car and hope nobody cares... you have enough pedestrians to run a shop in a city like Zurich, but in a village like Wilen is this not going to work.
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I love to help, especially when helping involves eating curry... however, here is the problem: the restaurant and shop next door share 3 parking spots which were packed both times I drove by. No other parking anywhere in the vicinity (all private property with clear signage... it's in the middle of a residential area). The shop is on the main village road, so you cannot just drop your car and hope nobody cares... you have enough pedestrians to run a shop in a city like Zurich, but in a village like Wilen is this not going to work.

Pity. I've always found a spot just in front of his restaurant....

Try again!
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