New Delhi, Sep 7: A Hyderabad-based businessman ordered a DSLR camera on Flipkart claimed that he found a stone and two toy cameras in the parcel.
24-year-old Vinay, a resident of Nagole placed an order for a Canon EOS 700 D camera that cost Rs 41,000, on September 4.
“On September 5 evening, Vinay received a parcel through a delivery executive. Vinay opened the parcel and found a stone along with two compact dummy cameras sold as child toys instead of the Canon DSLR camera,” LB Nagar sub-inspector (SI) K Saidulu told.
“After verifying the database, the customer service staff told Vinay that their records clearly indicate that genuine Canon DSLR camera was shipped to Vinay’s address. Vinay then contacted the delivery executive and he told him that he did not open the parcel,” the SI told added.
Vinay contacted Flipkart’s Customer Care but the company denied such allegations then he approached the LB Nagar police in Hyderabad and filed complaint.
“Products at Flipkart will be packed under tight security with surveillance cameras all over. The delivery company should be held responsible for this. We cannot do anything,” the newspaper quoted the company as saying.
The case had been filed under Section 420 of the IPC of cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property.
In May, same incident happened in Mumbai when a man placed an order for two new phones on Flipkart, he received a bar of soap and a packet of washing powder.