Muslim police chef defeated in ‘bacon roll’ tribunal faces £75,000 legal bill

A Muslim chef who lost a claim of religious discrimination against Scotland Yard after complaining he was forced to cook sausages and bacon faces a legal bill of more than £75,000.

Hasanali Khoja accused the Metropolitan Police of failing to consider his Islamic beliefs when he was asked to handle pork products as a catering manager at a police station.

The £23,000-a-year chef claimed suggestions by his bosses that he should wear gloves and use tongs left him ‘stressed and humiliated’. Muslims are banned from eating pork under Islamic law.

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But Mr Khoja, 62, lost his claim in May after a police employee told an employment tribunal how she saw Mr Khoja eat bacon rolls and sausages.
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– Source / Full Story: Muslim police chef defeated in ‘bacon roll’ tribunal faces £75,000 legal bill, Daily Mail, Dec. 20, 2009 — Summarized by Religion News Blog

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