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Blind man turned away from Indian restaurant after owner says guide dog is against his Muslim beliefs
A blind man was allegedly turned away from an Indian restaurant - because the owner said it was against his Muslim beliefs to allow dogs into his establishment.
Alun Elder-Brown, who was among a party of birthday guests, said he was even threatened with a police call if his guide dog Finn didn't leave – despite showing an animal permit.
The 51-year-old sales executive is now planning to sue the Kirthon Restaurant in affluent Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
If a court finds they breached the Disability Discrimination Act, bosses could be forced to pay him compensation.
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